William Weigel

December 1843–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of William

William Weigel was born in December 1843, in Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in South Middleton Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

William Weigel
1843–
Elizabeth Weigel
1846–
John H. Weigle
1870–1957
William H Weigel
1871–
James T Weigle
1873–1934
George Edward Weigel
1880–1957
Samuel R. Weigel
1883–1959

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World Events (8)

1846
Age 3
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
Age 20
The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 32
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 medieval pet form of the personal name Wigand (see Wiegand ).

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

Possible Related Names

Wykle
Wiygul
Wygal
Weigle
Wigle
Wiegand
Weigl
Wikle
Wigal
Wikel
Wygle
Weigelt

Sources (8)

  • William Weigel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wm. Weigle in entry for William E. Weigle and Leah Myers, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • William Weigel, "United States Census, 1880"

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