John W Wilz

Male9 August 1918–6 October 1965

Brief Life History of John W

John W Wilz was born on 9 August 1918. He married Wilma Jean Gray on 23 May 1952. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He registered for military service in 1940. He died on 6 October 1965, in Daviess, Indiana, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Washington, Daviess, Indiana, United States.

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John W Wilz
Wilma Jean Gray
Marriage: 23 May 1952
John W Wilz Jr
Kim K Wilz
Mark A Wilz
Miss Kimberly R Wilz
Mrs Sue Wilz
Ms Martha Jo Wilz

Sources (4)

  • John W Wilz, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"
  • John Wilz, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • John W Wilz in entry for Wilma or Jean Wiltz, "Indiana, Daviess County, Washington Times Herald Obituaries, 1984-2012"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1952
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


    Age 2

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.


    Age 13

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Alois, Hans, Erwin.

    German: variant of Wiltz .

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

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