Wilhelm Ferdinand Johns

6 January 1885–28 January 1948 (Age 63)
Nekoosa, Wood, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Wilhelm Ferdinand

When Wilhelm Ferdinand Johns was born on 6 January 1885, in Nekoosa, Wood, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Albert Johns, was 44 and his mother, Friederike Fahl, was 36. He married Bertha Manske on 15 December 1898, in Wood, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died on 28 January 1948, in Stevens Point, Portage, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Nekoosa, Wood, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilhelm Ferdinand Johns
Bertha Manske
Marriage: 15 December 1898
Arthur Carl Johns
Edward G Johns
Leonard Alvin Johns
Ernest Louis Johns

Spouse and Children

15 December 1898
Wood, Wisconsin, United States


    Arthur Carl Johns


    Edward G Johns


    Leonard Alvin Johns



Parents and Siblings

    Albert Johns


    Friederike Fahl




+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 17

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: patronymic from John . As a German name it may also be a reduced form of Johannes .2 Americanized form of Swiss German Schantz .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Johns, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William F. Johns, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Wilhelm Ferdinand John, "Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930"

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