Josephine Laker

Female1876–8 January 1926

Brief Life History of Josephine

When Josephine Laker was born in 1876, in Indiana, United States, her father, Johann Meinhard Laker III, was 54 and her mother, Anna Maria Einhaus, was 42. She married Herman Lebrect Wieland on 21 July 1903, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 January 1926, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herman Lebrect Wieland
1871–1949
Josephine Laker
1876–1926
Marriage: 21 July 1903
Edward Herman Wieland
1908–1973
Adolph Wieland
1913–1955

Sources (12)

  • Josephine Laker in household of John C Lounsbery, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Josephine Laker, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Josephine Wieland, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 July 1903Hamilton, Ohio, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 0

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

    Age 0

    An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 14

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English (Sussex and Kent): topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, from Old English lacu ‘stream’ (see Lake , Lakeman ) + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

    North German: variant of Lake .

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

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