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.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Ferdinand Weyels
Mary E. Louttit
Marriage: 11 March 1874
Elizabeth Virginia Weyels
Wesley John Weyels
Mary Magdeline Weyels
Charles Frederick Weyels
Mary Elise Weyels
William Henry Weyels
George Arthur Weyels

Spouse and Children

11 March 1874
Monongahela, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Matthias Anton Weyel


    Magdalene Katherine Benner




    Sophia M. Weyel




    William Weyel


    George F. Wilds


+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.

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.