Julius Sommer

Brief Life History of Julius

When Julius Sommer was born on 28 September 1867, in Mosel, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Gustav Sommer, was 28 and his mother, Johanna Dorothea Friedericka Fetsch, was 22. He married Ida Steinhaus on 26 December 1892, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 21 March 1948, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mosel, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States.

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Julius Sommer
1867–1948
Ida Steinhaus
1871–1948
Marriage: 26 December 1892
Edgar Julius Sommer
1894–1973
Myrtle Ida Sommer
1897–1993
Wilma Meda Sommer
1900–1917

Sources (12)

  • Julius Sommer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Julius Sommer, "Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926"
  • Julius Sommer, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

World Events (8)

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1870 · P.T. Barnum's Circus Established in Wisconsin

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1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Hans, Fritz, Aloys, Helmut, Wolfram, Armin, Eldor, Erwin, Gerhard, Guenther.

German, Danish, and Norwegian: from Middle German sumer, Danish, Norwegian sommer ‘summer’, a nickname for someone with a warm or sunny disposition, or for someone associated with the season of summer in some other way, e.g. because he was born or found (as a foundling) in this part of the year, or through a tax or rent obligation, or from living in a sunny place.

German: occupational name from Middle High German soumǣre, sommer, Middle Low German somer(e) ‘pack animal’, or a leader of those.

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

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