William Weigum

5 August 1887–5 June 1982 (Age 94)
Odessa, Odessa, Kherson, Russian Empire

The Life of William

When William Weigum was born on 5 August 1887, in Odessa, Odessa, Kherson, Russian Empire, his father, Johannes Weigum, was 44 and his mother, Rosa Wenz, was 41. He married Rosa Stiegelmeier on 7 December 1907, in Bangor, Walworth, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Posthal Township, Campbell, South Dakota, United States in 1900 and Selby, Walworth, South Dakota, United States in 1930. He died on 5 June 1982, in Mobridge, Walworth, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 94.

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William Weigum
Rosa Stiegelmeier
Marriage: 7 December 1907
Raymond Dean Weigum

Spouse and Children


    Rosa Stiegelmeier


7 December 1907
Bangor, Walworth, South Dakota, United States


    Lena WEIGUM


    Raymond Dean Weigum


Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Weigum


    Rosa Wenz




    John Weigum


    Johannes Weigum


    Jakob Weigum


    Heinrich Weigum



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 25

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

German (in Russia): probably an altered form of Weigand .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wilhelm Neigum in household of Johanes Neigum, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Weigum, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rev William E Akin in entry for Rev William E Akin, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"

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