Ernestine Uhlig

20 June 1865–3 June 1954 (Age 89)
Burgstädt, Rochlitz, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

The Life of Ernestine

When Ernestine Uhlig was born on 20 June 1865, in Burgstädt, Rochlitz, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany, her father, Franz Uhlig, was 22 and her mother, Ernestine Türpe, was 22. She died on 3 June 1954, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Chicago, Putnam, Illinois, United States.

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Franz Uhlig
Ernestine Türpe
Ernestine Uhlig
Richard Heinrich Uhlig
Marie Louise Uhlig
Elsie Frieda Uhlig
Max Julius Uhlig

Parents and Siblings

    Franz Uhlig


    Ernestine Türpe




World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · The Chicago Water Tower

Age 2

The Chicago water tower was built out of Lemont limestone by William W. Boyington and was used for firefighting and also drawing clean water from Lake Michigan. The tower gained prominence after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Some believe that the tower was the only building to survive the Great Chicago Fire, but a few other buildings survived alongside the tower. The tower has become a symbol of old Chicago and how the city recovered from the fire. The tower has undergone only two renovations since 1913. 

Age 25

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Ulrich .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Ernestine Irmscher, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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