When Johanna Eleanor Friedericke Wilhelmina Heitschmidt was born on 11 February 1851, in Prestin, Bülow, Parchim, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, her father, John Heitschmidt, was 31 and her mother, Friedericka Schmitt, was 22. She married Heinrich Fredrick Pauling on 29 April 1870, in Will, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 6 January 1919, in Monee, Will, Illinois, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Monee, Will, Illinois, United States.
feminine form of Johannes ( see John ).