Bertholdt Martin August Frenz

30 June 1871–1 September 1955 (Age 84)

The Life of Bertholdt Martin August

When Bertholdt Martin August Frenz was born on 30 June 1871, in Germany, his father, Martin Frenz, was 39 and his mother, Wilhelmine Doering, was 38. He married Ida Priebe on 8 September 1897, in Carver, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Carver, Carver, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Chaska Township, Carver, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 1 September 1955, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Carver, Carver, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bertholdt Martin August Frenz
Ida Priebe
Marriage: 8 September 1897
Anna E. Frenz
Edwin Theodore Frenz

Spouse and Children

8 September 1897
Carver, Minnesota, United States



    Edwin Theodore Frenz


Parents and Siblings

    Martin Frenz


    Wilhelmine Doering




World Events (8)

1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 13

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.

Age 19

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 22

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.

Name Meaning

1 South German: variant of Franz .2 North German: from a short form of the personal name Lafrens, a variant of Laurens ( see Lawrence ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Berthold Frenz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Berthold Frenz, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Berthold Frenz, "United States Census, 1920"

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