Irene Wagner

1909–1989 (Age 80)
Gnadental, Öhringen, Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Irene

When Irene Wagner was born in 1909, in Gnadental, Öhringen, Württemberg, Germany, her father, Johann Wagner, was 29 and her mother, Lina Jaeger, was 26. She died in 1989, in her hometown, at the age of 80.

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Johann Wagner
Lina Jaeger
Marianne Wagner
Elfriede Wagner
Irene Wagner
Manfred Wagner

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Wagner


    Lina Jaeger




World Events (3)


Age 5

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 5

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Age 9

Armistice ending World War I.

Name Meaning

German (also Wägner) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a carter or cartwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wagen ‘cart’, ‘wagon’, German Wagen. The German surname is also well established in Scandinavia, the Netherlands, eastern Europe, and elsewhere as well as in German-speaking countries.

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

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