Frederick Wegner

23 September 1864–20 May 1908 (Age 43)
Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Frederick

When Frederick Wegner was born on 23 September 1864, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Julius Wegner, was 27 and his mother, Auguste Emilie Rohde, was 25. He married Wilhelmina Herwig on 13 August 1887, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. He lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1870. He died on 20 May 1908, at the age of 43, and was buried in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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Frederick Wegner
Minnie Wilocker Wagner
Minnie Wagner

Spouse and Children


    Minnie Wilocker Wagner




    Minnie Wagner


Parents and Siblings

    Julius Wegner


    Auguste Emilie Rohde




    Frederick Wegner


World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 3

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 12

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.

Name Meaning

German: northern and central variant of Wagner .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Fritz Wegner in household of Julius Wegener, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Friedrich Wegner in household of Julius Wegner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Fred in entry for August Shilkoski and Minnie Wagner, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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