Jeffery Carl Wick

Brief Life History of Jeffery Carl

When Jeffery Carl Wick was born on 16 December 1956, in New Richland, Waseca, Minnesota, United States, his father, Christian Carl Wick, was 41 and his mother, Louise Helen Cecelia Siglowski, was 36. He died on 1 December 1975, in Rochester Township, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in New Richland, Waseca, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Carl Wick
1914–1979
Louise Helen Cecelia Siglowski
1920–2006
Kery Charles Wick
1940–1968
Alan John Wick
1943–2023
Wayne Peter Wick
1944–1970
Elizabeth Louise Wick
1945–
Melissa Ann Wick
1950–2021
Jeffery Carl Wick
1956–1975
Bruce James Wick
1964–1964

Sources (5)

  • Jeffery Carl Wick, "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002"
  • Jeffrey C Wick, "Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850-2001"
  • Jeffrey Wick, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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1960

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1962 · The Cuban Missile Crisis

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Name Meaning

English: from Middle English wik(e) (Old English wīc) ‘building; enclosed piece of land; dependent farm where a certain kind of work is done’. In placenames the term is frequently combined with words associated with food production, as in Butterwick ‘butter wick’, Chiswick ‘cheese wick’, Cowick ‘cow wick’, Hardwick ‘herd wick’, Gatwick ‘goat wick’, Shapwick ‘sheep wick’, Goswick ‘goose wick’, Berwick ‘barley wick’, Fishwick ‘fish wick’. The most common sense is ‘dairy farm’. The surname may be topographic or occupational, denoting someone who lived or worked at a wick (compare Wicker ), or habitational, denoting someone who lived at or came from a place called Wick (of which there are examples in Berkshire, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire, and Worcestershire), Wyke (Devon, Dorset, Surrey, Yorkshire), or Week (Cornwall, Devon, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Somerset).

German: from a medieval personal name Wicko, a short form of any of various ancient Germanic personal names formed with the element wīg ‘battle, war’.

German: habitational name from Wick (Westphalia) or any of the places called Wieck or Wiek.

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

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