Gustav Schlick

3 June 1895–6 January 1971 (Age 75)
Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany

The Life of Gustav

When Gustav Schlick was born on 3 June 1895, in Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany, his father, Jacob Karl Wilhelm Schlick, was 44 and his mother, Katharina Zengler, was 40. He married Regina Faust in June 1921, in Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 6 January 1971, in his hometown, at the age of 75, and was buried in Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Gustav Schlick
Regina Faust
Marriage: June 1921
Lorenz Schlick

Spouse and Children


    Regina Faust


June 1921
Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany


    Lorenz Schlick


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Karl Wilhelm Schlick


    Katharina Zengler




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World Events (8)


Age 19

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 19

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 23

Armistice ending World War I.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname for a glutton, from a derivative of Middle High German slicken ‘to gulp or swallow’.2 North German: topographic name for someone who lived in a marshy area, from Middle Low German slik ‘slime’, ‘bog’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin, probably an unflattering name from German Schlick ‘slime’, ‘mud’, imposed by a non-Jewish government official.

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

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Beth Jenee Lewis

Beth Jenee Lewis died in a drowing accident on the Naselle River, in Naselle, WA, USA where her parents were camping and fishing. I was visiting at the home of my Mother, Irene Schlick and my Brother …

Sources (2)

  • Uncle Gustav Schlick family records
  • German Family Records

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