Mary Viola (Amelang) Brookshier-Weineke (1890 - 1950)

Mary Viola (Amelang) Brookshier-Weineke
1890 - 1950
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Viola (Amelang) Brookshier-Weineke was born in 1890 in Iowa. She was born into the Amelang family and married into the Brookshier-Weineke family. She was born to Christoph Wilhelm Franz Amelang and Hannah L. C. (Ploschentz) Amelang, with siblings Robert, William, Paul, John, Rosa, Cora, Martha, and Minnie. Mary died on May 14, 1950 in Iowa at age 60.
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Mary Viola (Amelang) Brookshier-Weineke
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Viola
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Amelang
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Mary Brookshier-Weineke was born in in Davis County, Iowa United States
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Mary Brookshier-Weineke died on in Wapello County, Iowa United States
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Mary Brookshier-Weineke was born in in Davis County, Iowa United States
Mary Brookshier-Weineke died on in Wapello County, Iowa United States
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Dunville Cemetery, in Floris, Davis County, Iowa
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Mary Viola (Amelang) Brookshier-Weineke passed away on May 14, 1950 in Iowa at age 60. She was buried in Dunville Cemetery, Floris, Iowa. Mary was born in 1890 in Iowa. She was born to Christoph Wilhelm Franz Amelang and Hannah L. C. (Ploschentz) Amelang, with siblings Robert, William, Paul, John, Rosa, Cora, Martha, and Minnie.
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In 1890, in the year that Mary Viola (Amelang) Brookshier-Weineke was born, on October 9th, in Satory, France, the first fixed-wing, steam powered aircraft flew. "Ader Éole" flew, uncontrolled, for about 160 ft. at a height of just under 8 inches off the ground.

In 1902, she was only 12 years old when the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

In 1913, she was 23 years old when Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

In 1934, at the age of 44 years old, Mary was alive when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1950, in the year of Mary Viola (Amelang) Brookshier-Weineke's passing, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

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