Wilhelm Friedrich August Lemke

14 November 1846–9 November 1920 (Age 73)
Heydebreck, Regenwalde, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany

The Life Summary of Wilhelm Friedrich August

When Wilhelm Friedrich August Lemke was born on 14 November 1846, in Heydebreck, Regenwalde, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany, his father, Johann Friedrich Lemke, was 25 and his mother, Caroline Wilhelmine Ernestine Kühl, was 21. He married Bertha Oestreich in 1869, in Pomerania, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Dollymount Township, Traverse, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and Leonardsville Township, Traverse, Minnesota, United States for about 5 years. He died on 9 November 1920, in Glencoe, McLeod, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Glencoe, McLeod, Minnesota, United States.

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Wilhelm Friedrich August Lemke
Bertha Oestreich
Marriage: 1869
Albert August Friedrich Lemke
Auguste Ulrike Wilhelmine Lemke
Sophia Anna Lemke
Bertha Magdalena "Lena" Lemke
Bertha Emma Amelia Lemke
Johann Friedrich Carl Lemke
Ernst Lemke

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    1869Pomerania, Prussia, Germany
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    World Events (8)

    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German
    Age 6
    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
    Age 12
    Minnesota is the 32nd state.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 20
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Erwin, Klaus, Hans, Fritz, Heinz, Helmut, Arno, Dieter, Erhardt, Ewald.North German:from a pet form of the personal name Lemert (see Lambert ), or from a Germanized Slavic short form of the personal name Wilhelm .

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Fred A W Lemke, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
    • Frederich Lempke, “Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001”
    • Fredrick Lempky, "United States Census, 1910"

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