Frieda Brunhofer is the grand aunt of Mary, William, David, and Missy Brunhofer. She is also the sister of Karl Brunhofer.
The year that Frieda was born is known as the "Year of the Three Emperors." On March 9, Emperor Wilhelm I died at the age of 91. He was succeed by his son, Frederick III who was suffering from a terminal case of throat cancer. He died 99 days later on June 15 and was succeeded by his son, Wilhelm II.