Augusta L. Priem

about 1860–
United States

The Life of Augusta L.

When Augusta L. Priem was born about 1860, in United States, her father, August Preim, was 27 and her mother, Minnie Fritz, was 27. She married George E. Wilkins on 21 February 1880, in Columbus, Columbia, Wisconsin Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

George E. Wilkins
Augusta L. Priem
Marriage: 21 February 1880
Lulu M Wilkins
Alfred Alden Wilkins

Spouse and Children

    George E. Wilkins



21 February 1880
Columbus, Columbia, Wisconsin Territory, United States


Parents and Siblings

    August Preim


    Minnie Fritz




    Bertha Priem



    Emma Priem


    Lydia Regina Priem


    Letta Priem


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 36

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and German: metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker, from Middle Dutch priem(e) ‘awl’, Middle Low German prēme.2 German: perhaps a habitational name from any of several places called Priemen in Pomerania and Bavaria.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Auguste L Priem in entry for Alfred Alden Wilkins and Gladys Gaunt, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Augusta L. Priem in entry for Alfred Alden , "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • Augusta Pulm in entry for Alfred Alden Wilkins, "Illinois, Cook County Birth Registers, 1871-1915"

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