George William Wagner

20 October 1832–12 October 1907 (Age 74)
Hanover, Prussia, Germany

The Life of George William

George William Wagner was born on 20 October 1832, in Hanover, Prussia, Germany as the son of Georg Wagner and Anna Elisabetha. He married Christina Maurer about 1857, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 12 October 1907, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

George William Wagner
Anna Katherine Parchent
Marriage: about 1890
Katie Amelia Wagner
Adam Wagner
John Wagner

Spouse and Children

about 1890
Maryland, United States


    Katie Amelia Wagner


    Adam Wagner


    John Wagner


Parents and Siblings

    Georg Wagner


    Anna Elisabetha




World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

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.

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 20

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

Name Meaning

German (also Wägner) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a carter or cartwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wagen ‘cart’, ‘wagon’, German Wagen. The German surname is also well established in Scandinavia, the Netherlands, eastern Europe, and elsewhere as well as in German-speaking countries.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Wagner, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George W Wagner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George William Wagner, "Find A Grave Index"

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