When Adolf Weil was born on 12 November 1860, in St. Clair, Illinois, United States, his father, Peter Weil, was 40 and his mother, Anna Christina Pausch, was 35. He married Anna Vitt on 15 September 1884, in St. Clair, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in O'Fallon Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1900 and O'Fallon, St. Clair, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 February 1943, in Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Shiloh Valley Cemetery, Shiloh Valley Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Erwin, Gunther, Hans, Herta, Lothar, Manfred, Arno, Dieter, Elfriede, Fritz.
South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of various places so named in Baden, Bavaria, and Württemberg, from Latin villa ‘country house, estate’ (later used of a group of houses forming a settlement). This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Wile 3.
History: This is one of the old Ashkenazic surnames. In Eastern Europe, it was used by rabbinical families well before the mass adoption of surnames by local Jews at the turn of the 19th century.
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