Wilhelm Johann Fresen

1906–1945 (Age 38)
Düdinghausen, Brilon, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Wilhelm Johann

When Wilhelm Johann Fresen was born on 6 October 1906, in Düdinghausen, Brilon, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Wilhelm Fresen, was 28 and his mother, Bernadina Hennemann, was 24. He died in January 1945, in Kurland, Angerapp, East Prussia, Prussia, Germany, at the age of 38.

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Wilhelm Fresen
Bernadina Hennemann
Wilhelm Johann Fresen
Adolph Fresen
Friedrich Fresen

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1877–1944Male

  • Bernadina Hennemann




World Events (8)


Age 8

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 8

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.

Age 12

Armistice ending World War I.

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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