Rose S. Wedeking

20 July 1881–4 April 1964 (Age 82)
Bangor, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Rose S.

Rose S. Wedeking was born on 20 July 1881, in Bangor, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States as the daughter of Dietrick Wedeking and Sophia Meier. She married Louis Henry Emil Niemeyer on 4 March 1915, in Wykoff, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She died on 4 April 1964, in Spring Valley, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Louis Henry Emil Niemeyer
Rose S. Wedeking
Marriage: 4 March 1915
Fern Sophia Niemeyer
Arvilla M. Niemeyer
Raymond Albert Niemeyer
Adeline Mary Niemeyer
Ethel Emma Sophie Niemeyer
Beverly Rose Niemeyer

Spouse and Children

4 March 1915
Wykoff, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Dietrick Wedeking


    Sophia Meier




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 2

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.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 22

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

German (Westphalia): patronymic from Wedekind .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Rosa Wesleking in entry for Louis Henry Niemeyer, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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