William Frederick Bruhn

19 June 1882–1954 (Age 71)
Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States

The Life of William Frederick

When William Frederick Bruhn was born on 19 June 1882, in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States, his father, George Carl Bruhn, was 31 and his mother, Katherine Wurster, was 23. He married Wilma Britt in April 1925, in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States. He lived in Richland Magisterial District, Ohio, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1954, in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States.

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William Frederick Bruhn
Wilma Britt
Marriage: April 1925

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April 1925
Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Swedish: variant of Brun .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Bruhn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William F Bruhn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Bruhn in household of George Bruhn, "United States Census, 1900"

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