John Edward Duellman Sr.

22 May 1875–30 January 1953 (Age 77)
Fountain City, Buffalo, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of John Edward

When John Edward Duellman Sr. was born on 22 May 1875, in Fountain City, Buffalo, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Heinrich Duellman, was 38 and his mother, Wilhelmina Bodeker, was 37. He married Gertrude M Patzner on 11 January 1898, in Fountain City, Buffalo, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Milton, Buffalo, Wisconsin, United States in 1900 and Cross, Buffalo, Wisconsin, United States for about 15 years. He died on 30 January 1953, in Arcadia, Trempealeau, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Fountain City, Buffalo, Wisconsin, United States.

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John Edward Duellman Sr.
Gertrude M Patzner
Marriage: 11 January 1898
Leona Duellman Sister Mary Gabriella
Francis Mary Duellman Sister Delorosa
Joseph Duellman
Walter Edward Duellman
Ervin Adolph Duellman
Alphonse A Duellman
Florence Duellman
Emil W Duellman
Olivia Louise Duellman
Verona Gertrude Duellman
John Edward Duellman Jr.
Dolores Cecelia Duellman
Clarence Joseph Duellman

Spouse and Children

11 January 1898
Fountain City, Buffalo, Wisconsin, United States


+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Heinrich Duellman


    Wilhelmina Bodeker




    Mary Duellman


    Caroline Duellman


    Lena Dullman




+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

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.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 8

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German (Düllmann): habitational name for someone from Dülmen in Westphalia.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Duellman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Duellman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Duellman, "United States Census, 1930"

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