Adolf Gotthelf Hennig

19 February 1840–3 November 1918 (Age 78)
Sławskie Holendry, Konin, Wielkopolskie, Poland

The Life of Adolf Gotthelf

When Adolf Gotthelf Hennig was born on 19 February 1840, in Sławskie Holendry, Konin, Wielkopolskie, Poland, his father, Christian Hennig, was 29 and his mother, Anna Rosine Steinke, was 34. He married Emilie Rauch on 20 November 1861, in Poland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 3 November 1918, in Bielawy, Konin, Wielkopolskie, Poland, at the age of 78, and was buried in Węglewskie Holendry, Konin, Wielkopolskie, Poland.

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Family Time Line

Adolf Gotthelf Hennig
1840–1918
Emilie Rauch
1843–1911
Marriage: 20 November 1861
Pauline Hennig
1864–
Karoline Hennig
1866–
Amalie Hennig
1869–1870
Christian Hennig
1871–1899
Eleonore Hennig
1873–
Hermann Hennig
1877–1938
Emilie Hennig
1881–
Mathilde Hennig
1884–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 November 1861
Poland
children

(8)

    Pauline Hennig

    Female1864–Female

    Karoline Hennig

    Female1866–Female

    Amalie Hennig

    Female1869–1870Female

    Christian Hennig

    Male1871–1899Male

    Eleonore Hennig

    Female1873–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Christian Hennig

    Male1810–1868Male

    Anna Rosine Steinke

    Female1806–1840Female

siblings

(5)

    Karl Eduard Hennig

    Male1831–Male

    Anna Luise Hennig

    Female1833–Female

    Eleonore Hennig

    Female1836–1837Female

    Female1837–Female

    Male1840–1918Male

World Events (8)

1848 · Greater Poland Uprising (1848)

Age 8

Europe experienced a period of rebellions and political upheavals known as the Spring of Nations. During this time, the Greater Poland Uprising of 1848 began against Prussian forces. Much of the fighting was concentrated in the Greater Poland region, but some fights did occur inside of the Prussian Partition. The insurrection was ultimately unsuccessful for the Polish and resulted in many casualties on both sides. The Kingdom of Prussia had at least 500 deaths and over 640 Polish citizens were killed.
1857 · Hotel Europejski is Opened

Age 17

The Raffles Europejski Warsaw, known as The European Hotel, is a famous luxury hotel in the center of Warsaw, Poland. Upon opening in 1857, it was considered one of the most luxurious and modern hotels in Europe. The hotel suffered serious damage during World War II, but was rebuilt for a grand reopening in 1962. The location remains an iconic vacation spot to this day.
1863 · January Uprising

Age 23

The Polish citizens of the Russian Partition launched an insurrection against the Russian Empire on January 22, 1863. The inciting event of the rebellion was the proposal of a draft to force young Polish activists to serve twenty years in the Imperial Russian Army. Although the protest began with primarily with the youth, they were eventually joined by high-ranking officers and political members. Unfortunately for the Poles, they were disorganized and quickly outnumbered. The Russian Empire carried out retaliation in the form of deportations and public executions. The Poles were soundly defeated, suffering between 10,000 to 20,000 casualties.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a local form of Hans or Heinrich .

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

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