Wilhelm Balthasar Schweitzer

9 September 1873–27 August 1937 (Age 64)
Bornheim, Alzey-Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

The Life of Wilhelm Balthasar

When Wilhelm Balthasar Schweitzer was born on 9 September 1873, in Bornheim, Alzey-Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, his father, Ludwig Eduard Schweitzer, was 31 and his mother, Maria Cefft, was 37. He married Josephine Estelle Wild on 13 March 1898. He died on 27 August 1937, at the age of 63.

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Wilhelm Balthasar Schweitzer
Josephine Estelle Wild
Marriage: 13 March 1898

Spouse and Children

13 March 1898
Manhattan, New York, New York

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World Events (5)


Age 17

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 41

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 41

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic name for a native or inhabitant of Switzerland, from Middle High German swīzer, German Schweizer.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • William Balthzer Schweitzer, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"

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