Friday, March 17, 2006

Gretchen Hahnen (1902-1986) biography

Gretchen Hahnen (1902-1986) Housewife (b. 1902, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA - d. 1986, Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina, 27530, USA) Social Security Number 123019936.

Her father was born in Iowa and her mother: Zora M. X (1882-1962) was born in Illinois. The family lived in Des Moine, Iowas and then moved to Jersey City, New Jersey.

Gretchen married Eddie August Schneider (1911-1940) in New York City on June 02, 1934. Eddie was an aviator and he was killed in a plane crash in 1940. She was director of the Aviation Club of the Jersey Journal Junior Club Magazine, which is where she met Eddie Schneider.

Jersey City:
Gretchen may have remarried. She was indexed as "Gretchen Haman" in the 1930 US Census living in a rooming house on Fairmont Avenue in Jersey City. She was working as a clerk at the YWCA and paying $28 a month in rent.

Death of Husband:
After his death Gretchen married a man named Gray and after they divorced she married a man named Grant Black (1914-1987) and they lived in Texas. She died under the name of "Gretchen Black" in her home town of Des Moines, Iowa or in North Carolina. She donated Eddie Schneider's papers to the University of Texas.