Wilhelmina Nahrwold

4 October 1870–2 September 1953 (Age 82)
Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States

The Life of Wilhelmina

Wilhelmina Nahrwold was born on 4 October 1870, in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States as the daughter of William Nahruold and Louise Starke. She married Carl Friederich Christian Paul on 14 May 1896, in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Allen, Indiana, United States for about 24 years. She died on 2 September 1953, at the age of 82, and was buried in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl Friederich Christian Paul
Wilhelmina Nahrwold
Marriage: 14 May 1896
Esther Paul
Luella Paul
Helen Paul
Wilma Paul
Elmer Fred Paul

Spouse and Children

    Carl Friederich Christian Paul



14 May 1896
Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States


    Esther Paul


    Luella Paul


    Helen Paul




Parents and Siblings

    William Nahruold


    Louise Starke




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of nerjan (older stem nar)‘to save’, ‘keep alive’, ‘heal’ + walt ‘rule’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Wilhelmina Paul, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wilminia Paul in household of Christ Paul, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wilhelmina Paul in household of Christian Paul, "United States Census, 1910"

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