Wilhelmine E. Voigtlander

Brief Life History of Wilhelmine E.

When Wilhelmine E. Voigtlander was born on 16 April 1861, in Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Christian August Ludwig Voigtlander, was 42 and her mother, Caroline Dorothee Wilhelmine Lehmann, was 42. She married Wenzel Weiden on 21 November 1878, in Geneva, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Rawdon Township, Ellis, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Parkman Township, Ellis, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died on 23 June 1927, in Harmon, Ellis, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Harmon Cemetery, Harmon, Ellis, Oklahoma, United States.

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Wenzel Weiden
Wilhelmine E. Voigtlander
Marriage: 21 November 1878
Katherine “Katie” Wieden
Frank T Wieden
Willie Weiden
Maggie Margaret Wieden
Gustave Weiden
Edward Elmer Weiden
May Beatrice Wieden
May Beatrice Whittaker
Henry George Weiden

Sources (26)

  • Wilhelmine Wieden in household of Wenzel Wieden, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wilhelmine Voigtlander, "Wisconsin Birth Index, 1820-1907"
  • Wilhelmina E. Voigtlander, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Feminine version of Wilhelm, the German form of William , formed with the Latinate suffix -ina. This name was introduced to the English-speaking world from Germany in the 19th century. It is now very rarely used.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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