Francis Wenrich

9 September 1810–5 December 1901 (Age 91)
Linglestown, Lower Paxton Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Francis

When Francis Wenrich was born on 9 September 1810, in Linglestown, Lower Paxton Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Peter Wenrich, was 37 and his mother, Susannah H. Umberger, was 37. He married Mary Ditty Light on 29 May 1838. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 5 December 1901, in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Francis Wenrich
Mary Ditty Light
Marriage: 29 May 1838
Isadore Wenrich
Joseph Wenrich
Mary Wenrich
Sarah Ellen Wenrich

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  • Marriage
    29 May 1838
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
    Age 2
    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 26
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    German (of Slavic origin): from the personal name Wenrich, a Germanized form of a Slavic cognate of Heinrich (see Henry ) or Andreas .

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

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