When Heinrich Fredrick Pauling was born on 9 April 1845, in Hanover, Prussia, Germany, his father, Jurgen Heinrich Friedrich Diedrich Pauling, was 24 and his mother, Katharina Sophia Dorothea Rodewald, was 27. He married Johanna Eleanor Friedericke Wilhelmina Heitschmidt on 29 April 1870, in Will, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 17 April 1897, in Monee, Will, Illinois, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Monee, Will, Illinois, United States.
English and German: patronymic from the personal name Paul .