Peter Selb

29 May 1879–
Blumberg, Schwarzwald-Baar-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Peter

When Peter Selb was born on 29 May 1879, in Blumberg, Schwarzwald-Baar-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, his father, Bernhard Selb, was 40 and his mother, Josephina Schmid, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Bernhard Selb
1838–1890
Josephina Schmid
1846–1886
Louise Selb
1870–
Olivia Selb
1871–1874
Anna Selb
1872–1874
Joseph Selb
1874–
Otto Selb
1875–1875
Paulina Selb
1876–1890
Otto Selb
1878–
Peter Selb
1879–
Franz Selb
1881–
Mathilde Selb
1884–1884

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World Events (7)

1890

Age 11

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1914

Age 35

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 35

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.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name, from Selb near Hof.

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

Sources (2)

  • Peter Selb, "Germany, Baden, Archdiocese of Freiburg im Breisgau, Catholic Church Records, 1678-1930"
  • Peter Selb, "Deutschland Geburten und Taufen, 1558-1898"

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