Bernard Joseph Wichmann

12 December 1910–19 March 1985 (Age 74)
Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas, United States

The Life of Bernard Joseph

When Bernard Joseph Wichmann was born on 12 December 1910, in Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas, United States, his father, Bernard Anthony Wichmann, was 28 and his mother, Salome Louise Roth, was 23. He married Dorothy Annetta Russner on 5 February 1940, in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States. He died on 19 March 1985, in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74.

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Bernard Joseph Wichmann
Dorothy Annetta Russner
Marriage: 5 February 1940

Spouse and Children

5 February 1940
Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 17

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

Age 21

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wīg ‘battle’, ‘war’ + man ‘man’.

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

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  • Bernard Wichmann in entry for Dorothy Annette Russner Wichmann, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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