Sylvester Caspar Fellenz

5 March 1911–6 February 1974 (Age 62)
Kewaskum, Washington, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Sylvester Caspar

When Sylvester Caspar Fellenz was born on 5 March 1911, in Kewaskum, Washington, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Hubert Bernard Fellenz, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Maria Berres, was 29. He married Gertrude Geidel on 13 October 1934, in Saint Michaels, Washington, Wisconsin, United States. He lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1974. He died on 6 February 1974, in West Bend, Washington, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in West Bend, Washington, Wisconsin, United States.

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Sylvester Caspar Fellenz
Gertrude Geidel
Marriage: 13 October 1934

Spouse and Children

13 October 1934
Saint Michaels, Washington, Wisconsin, United States

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 8

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

Age 18

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

German: perhaps a habitational name from Veldenz on the Mosel.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Sylvester Fellenz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sylvester Fellenz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sylvester Fellenz in household of Herbert Fellenz, "United States Census, 1930"

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