William Francis Weikert

Male27 September 1841–3 February 1895

Brief Life History of William Francis

When William Francis Weikert was born on 27 September 1841, in Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Weikert, was 38 and his mother, Anna Mary Elizabeth Gruff, was 32. He had at least 3 sons with Mary W Weikert. He lived in Mount Joy Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. He died on 3 February 1895, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Duboistown, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William Francis Weikert
Mary W Weikert
Guy Weikert
Charles Weikert
Harry R Weikert

Sources (5)

  • Wm T Weikert in household of George Weikert, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wm. Francis Weikert, "Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • William Francis Weikert, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (7)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 22

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Weichert .

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

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