Margaret Oberbrockling (1867 - 1941)

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Margaret (Gans) Oberbrockling
1867 - 1941
updated February 06, 2019
Margaret Oberbrockling was born on June 24, 1867 in Hollstadt, BY Germany. She was born into the Gans family and married into the Oberbrockling family. She died on July 13, 1941 in Tracy, Minnesota at 74 years old.

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Margaret Oberbrockling

First name

Margaret

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Maiden name

Gans

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Gender

Female

Birth

Margaret Oberbrockling was born on in Hollstadt, Lower Franconia County, BY Germany 97618

Death

Margaret Oberbrockling died on in Tracy, Lyon County, Minnesota United States 56175

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Currie, Murray County, Minnesota United States 56123

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Germany

Religion

Catholic

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Margaret Oberbrockling died on July 13, 1941 in Tracy, Minnesota at 74 years of age. She was buried in Currie, Minnesota. She was born on June 24, 1867 in Hollstadt, BY Germany. We have no information about Margaret's family or relationships.
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1867 - 1941 World Events

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In 1867, in the year that Margaret Oberbrockling was born, on August 7th through September 20th, the new nation of Canada held its first Federal election. John A. Macdonald's Conservatives won the election.

In 1884, at the age of 17 years old, Margaret was alive when on August 5th, the cornerstone for the base of the Statue of Liberty - a gift from the people of France - was laid. 120,000 people - most donations were $1 - donated to the completion of the base. An 1883 poem by Emma Lazarus was also written to raise funds. That poem was included in the base of the statue and is well known today. The most famous phrase: "Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she
With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"

In 1900, by the time she was 33 years old, Carrie Chapman Catt succeeded Susan B. Anthony as the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA was created by Anthony in 1890 in order to fight for the right of women to vote in the United States. Membership in NAWSA began at 7,000 and in the decades of the struggle - women didn't get the right to vote until 1920 - membership rose to 2 million.

In 1914, she was 47 years old when in August, the Panama Canal opened to traffic. Begun by the French in the 1880's and abandoned, the United States undertook further construction in 1904. After 10 years, and the elimination of malaria carrying mosquitoes (which caused immense delays for the French and the Americans), the 48 mile long artificial waterway - a series of locks - created a shortcut for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

In 1941, in the year of Margaret Oberbrockling's passing, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

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Josephine Oberbrockling
Born: Aug 25, 1910
Bernard Oberbrockling
Oct 13, 1899 - Dec 27, 1976
Rose Oberbrockling
Born: May 12, 1895
Henry Oberbrockling
Jan 29, 1896 - Jun 24, 1990
Irene Marie Oberbrockling
Jul 9, 1914 - Jun 24, 2008
Elgin, Nebraska
James E. Oberbrockling
Born: around 1946
TX
David P. Oberbrockling
Born: around 1952
TX
Sharon G. (Beagle) Oberbrockling
Born: around 1946
TX
Micheal J. Oberbrockling
Born: around 1963
TX
Candace L. (Wills) Oberbrockling
Born: around 1964
TX
Bernard J. Oberbrockling Iii
Born: around 1963
TX
John P. Oberbrockling
Born: around 1966
TX
Rebecca (Martinez) Oberbrockling
Born: around 1970
TX

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Josephine Oberbrockling
Born: Aug 25, 1910
Bernard Oberbrockling
Oct 13, 1899 - Dec 27, 1976
Rose Oberbrockling
Born: May 12, 1895
Henry Oberbrockling
Jan 29, 1896 - Jun 24, 1990
Ernest Marks
Born: Feb 15, 1918
Walter Marks
Born: July 1915
Henry John Roth
Born: July 1910
Albert Berry Brown
Born: Jan 19, 1856
Samuel Lafayette Stewart
Born: Mar 9, 1822
Mary Jane Norris
Born: Oct 23, 1860
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