Ferdinand Weyels

21 February 1851–8 August 1941 (Age 90)
Hof, Westerwaldkreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

The Life of Ferdinand

When Ferdinand Weyels was born on 21 February 1851, in Hof, Westerwaldkreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, his father, Matthias Anton Weyel, was 27 and his mother, Magdalene Katherine Benner, was 24. He married Mary E. Louttit on 11 March 1874, in Monongahela, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Carroll Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 8 August 1941, in New Eagle, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Monongahela, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ferdinand Weyels
1851–1941
Mary E. Louttit
1856–1922
Marriage: 11 March 1874
Elizabeth Virginia Weyels
1877–1941
Wesley John Weyels
1879–1940
Mary Magdeline Weyels
1882–1882
Charles Frederick Weyels
1883–1946
Mary Elise Weyels
1886–1970
William Henry Weyels
1889–1978
George Arthur Weyels
1892–1986

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 March 1874
Monongahela, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    Matthias Anton Weyel

    Male1823–1911Male

    Magdalene Katherine Benner

    Female1826–1888Female

siblings

(8)

    Sophia M. Weyel

    Female1848–1923Female

    Male1851–1941Male

    Male1853–1944Male

    William Weyel

    Male1856–1863Male

    George F. Wilds

    Male1858–1935Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 1

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 24

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from a variant of the Germanic personal name Wigheri, composed of wīg ‘battle’ + heri ‘army’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ferdinand Weyels, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fred Weyels, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fred Weyels in entry for George Arthur Weyels, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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