Willie Mohr

21 December 1894–August 1985 (Age 90)
Neustadt, Silesia, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Willie

When Willie Mohr was born on 21 December 1894, in Neustadt, Silesia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Ludwig Mohr, was 35 and his mother, Sara Fies, was 34. He died in August 1985, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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Ludwig Mohr
Sara Fies
Max Mohr
Tillie Mathilda Lillie Mohr
Willie Mohr

Parents and Siblings

    Ludwig Mohr





World Events (8)

1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 1

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 24

Armistice ending World War I.

Name Meaning

1 North German: topographic name for someone who lived in a fen, Middle Low German mōr.2 German and Dutch: nickname for a man of swarthy complexion, from Middle High German mōr, Middle Dutch mo(e)r ‘Moor’.3 German: from a short form of an old personal name, Morhart ( see Morath ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Willy Mohr, „United States Social Security Death Index“
  • Willy L Mohr, „Find A Grave Index“

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