Dr. Henry Hertel

3 February 1850–22 August 1939 (Age 89)
Alsace-Lorraine, Germany

The Life of Henry

When Dr. Henry Hertel was born on 3 February 1850, in Alsace-Lorraine, Germany, his father, Charles Hertel, was 30 and his mother, Katharina Brubaker, was 38. He married Flora Adeline Wilderman about 1877, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Freeburg, St. Clair, Illinois, United States for about 50 years. He died on 22 August 1939, in East Saint Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Freeburg Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Henry Hertel
Flora Adeline Wilderman
Marriage: about 1877
Edwin A Hertel
Arthur Edwin Hertel
Dr. Albert Lafayette Hertel
Flora C. Hertel
Charles J. Hertel
Myrtle Hertel

Spouse and Children

about 1877
Illinois, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Hertel


    Katharina Brubaker




    Caroline Hertel


    Charles Hertel Jr.



World Events (8)

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 2

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

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 25

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of a personal name based on the Germanic element hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. Compare Hard 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry Hertel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dr. Henry Hertel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry Hertel, "United States Census, 1910"

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