Ludwig Franz Pagan

12 June 1865–17 October 1903 (Age 38)
Nidau, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Ludwig Franz

When Ludwig Franz Pagan was born on 12 June 1865, in Nidau, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Ludwig Pagan, was 22 and his mother, Elisabeth Dick, was 26. He married Mathilde Auguste Amalie Jahnke on 21 May 1898, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 17 October 1903, in his hometown, at the age of 38.

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Ludwig Franz Pagan
Mathilde Auguste Amalie Jahnke
Marriage: 21 May 1898
Elsie Anna Mary Pagan
Lena Rose Pagan

Spouse and Children

21 May 1898
Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States


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Name Meaning

1 Spanish (Pagán): Castilianized spelling of Catalan Pagà, from the Late Latin personal name Paganus, which originally meant ‘dweller in an outlying village’ ( see Paine ).2 Spanish: in some cases it may be a topographic name from Catalan pagà ‘heath’, from Latin pagus ‘district’, ‘outlying village’.3 Northern English and Scottish: probably from the Latin medieval personal name Paganus, the vernacular form of which was Paine ( see Paine ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992
  • Marriage (indexed record): Louis F. Pagan & Matilde A. A. Jahnke (1898), "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"
  • Marriage certificate (image): Louis Franz Pagan & Matilde Auguste Amelie Jahnke (21 May 1898)

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