William Reick

4 June 1863–24 October 1953 (Age 90)
Greenville, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of William

When William Reick was born on 4 June 1863, in Greenville, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Karl J C "Charles" Reick, was 32 and his mother, Maria "Mary" Denkert, was 31. He married Emma Schroth on 22 October 1889, in Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 October 1953, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Greenville, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States.

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William Reick
Emma Schroth
Marriage: 22 October 1889
Selma Marie Rieck
Nelta Josephine Reick
Wilbur John Reick

Spouse and Children

22 October 1889
Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Karl J C "Charles" Reick


    Maria "Mary" Denkert




    Caroline "Lena" Reick



    Charles Reick



World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 4

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 27

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

North German:1. from a medieval personal name, a short form of Richard , or less commonly of some other compound name with this first element. 2. habitational name from a place so named near Dresden.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Buerch in household of Charles Buerch, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Rieke in household of John Bleick, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wm Reick, "United States Census, 1940"

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