Wilhelm Fresen

1903–1962 (Age 59)
Düdinghausen, Brilon, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Wilhelm

When Wilhelm Fresen was born on 4 May 1903, in Düdinghausen, Brilon, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Wilhelm Fresen, was 37 and his mother, Carolina Wilken, was 37. He married Hedwig Jann on 5 October 1946, in Neubeckum, Beckum, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany. He died on 5 July 1962, in his hometown, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Wilhelm Fresen
1903–1962
Hedwig Jann
1916–1985
Marriage: 5 October 1946

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
5 October 1946
Neubeckum, Beckum, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1865–1944Male

  • Carolina Wilken

    Female1865–1911Female

siblings

(6)

  • Female1891–1963Female

  • Catharina Fresen

    Female1894–1911Female

  • Paulina Fresen

    Female1896–Female

  • Josepha Fresen

    Female1901–1902Female

  • Male1903–1962Male

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World Events (8)

1914

Age 11

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 11

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.
1919 · Nazi party is founded

Age 16

Founded by Anton Drexler and Karl Harrer, the German Worker's Party, which eventually would become the Nationalist Socialist German Worker�s Party or Nazi Party. The Nazi Party would eventually take full control over Germany in 1933 and spark a second World War.

Name Meaning

French (common in Belgium; also Fréson): from a pet form of frère ‘brother’.

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

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