Wilhelm Hilger

5 March 1690–6 April 1737 (Age 47)
Lennep, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Wilhelm

When Wilhelm Hilger was born on 5 March 1690, in Lennep, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany, his father, Peter Hilger, was 52 and his mother, Catharina Ronsdorf, was 42. He married Anna Maria Fette on 16 January 1716, in Lennep, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 6 April 1737, in his hometown, at the age of 47, and was buried in Lennep, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Wilhelm Hilger
1690–1737
Anna Maria Fette
1690–1760
Marriage: 16 January 1716
Anna Gertrud Hilger
1716–
Anna Maria Hilger
1719–
Margaretha Hilger
1722–
Anna Christine Hilger
1724–
Johann Wilhelm Hilger
1725–1803
Bernhard Hilger
1730–1792

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 January 1716
Lennep, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany
children

(6)

    Anna Gertrud Hilger

    Female1716–Female

    Anna Maria Hilger

    Female1719–Female

    Margaretha Hilger

    Female1722–Female

    Anna Christine Hilger

    Female1724–Female

    Johann Wilhelm Hilger

    Male1725–1803Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Anna Maria Hilger

    Female1668–Female

    Gerdrut Hilger

    Female1670–Female

    Gerdrut Hilger

    Male1673–Male

    Peter Johannes Hilger

    Male1675–1759Male

    Johann Hilger

    Male1679–Male

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

German, Dutch, French, and English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ + gēr, gār ‘spear’. This name was taken to England by the Normans; however, in East Anglia the surname is from an Old Danish personal name of similar origin.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wilhelmus Hilger, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"
  • Wilhelm H. in entry for Margreta H., "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Wilhelm Hilger in entry for Anna Maria Hilger, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"

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