August Friedrich Wilhelm Falk

18 January 1880–1961 (Age 80)
Spring Prairie, Walworth, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of August Friedrich Wilhelm

When August Friedrich Wilhelm Falk was born on 18 January 1880, in Spring Prairie, Walworth, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Wilhelm Hermann Erdmann Falk, was 32 and his mother, Fredericke Wilhelmine " Minnie" Bertha Scheibe, was 24. He married Louise Regelin on 8 October 1903, in Burlington, Racine, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Lyons, Walworth, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years and Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. He died in 1961, at the age of 81, and was buried in Hustler Cemetery, Hustler, Juneau, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

August Friedrich Wilhelm Falk
1880–1961
Louise Regelin
1880–1951
Marriage: 8 October 1903
Luella E. Falk
1904–1973
Kermit August Falk
1905–1978
Edna Viola Falk
1908–1917
Elnora H. Falk
1911–1998

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1903Burlington, Racine, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire
    Age 3
    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.
    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 22
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    German: from Middle High German valke ‘falcon’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a falcon in some way (e.g. for a sharp-eyed, resolute person) or a metonymic occupational name for a falconer. This surname is also found in the Netherlands (compare Valk ) and in France (Alsace and Lorraine).German: from the old personal name Falko.Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Falke ‘falcon’ or Yiddish falk ‘falcon’, either an ornamental name or from this word used as a personal name.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Falck
    Faulk
    Valk
    Falke
    Falkowski
    Falkowitz

    Sources (10)

    • August F Falk, "Wisconsin Birth Index, 1820-1907"
    • August Falk, "United States Census, 1920"
    • August Falk, "Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930"

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