Johannes Thiessen

1913–1987 (Age 73)
Alexanderwohl, Tokmak Raion, Zaporizhia, Ukraine, Soviet Union

The Life of Johannes

Johannes Thiessen was born on 6 February 1913, in Alexanderwohl, Tokmak Raion, Zaporizhia, Ukraine, Soviet Union as the son of Gerhard Thiessen and Helena Willms. He died in 1987, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Gerhard Thiessen
1874–1945
Helena Willms
–1920
Lena Thiessen
1901–1959
Agnes Thiessen
1903–1960
Abram Thiessen
1906–1984
Jacob Thiessen
1908–1987
Johannes Thiessen
1913–1987
Katharina Thiessen
1915–1993

Parents and Siblings

    Male1874–1945Male

    Helena Willms

    Female–1920Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1919

Age 6

Formation of Soviet Socialist Republic of Ukraine.
1932

Age 19

Artificial Famine in Ukraine, caused by Stalin's policy. Approximately 7 million peasants die.
1941

Age 28

German occupation of Ukraine. Ukraine suffers terrible wartime devastation as Nazis occupy the country until 1944. More than 5 million Ukrainians die fighting Nazi Germany. Most of Ukraine's 1. 5 million Jews wiped out by the Nazis.

Name Meaning

North German and Danish: reduced form of the personal name Matthias or Mathies(s) ( see Matthew ).

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

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