Maria Wipf

17 March 1844–7 January 1908 (Age 63)

The Life Summary of Maria

When Maria Wipf was born on 17 March 1844, in Russia, her father, Johann Wipf, was 24 and her mother, Katharina Knels, was 26. She married Michael Waldner on 20 February 1866, in Perevalovo, Kaliningrad, Russia, Soviet Union. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Hutchinson, Dakota Territory, United States in 1880. She died on 7 January 1908, in Freeman, Hutchinson, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 63.

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Michael Waldner
Maria Wipf
Marriage: 20 February 1866
Anna Waldner
Michael Waldner
Katherine M. Waldner
Mary W Waldner
John Waldner
Elisabeth Waldner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 February 1866Perevalovo, Kaliningrad, Russia, Soviet Union
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 19
    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.

    Name Meaning

    German: nickname for a lively energetic person, from Middle High German wipfen ‘to spring, vault, or bound’.

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

    Sources (5)

    • Maria Waldner in household of Michael Waldner, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Maria Waldner (mother) in household of Michael Waldner, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Mary Wipf in entry for Lizzie Waldner, "South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2016"

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