Bernhard Lilienthal

Male9 January 1845–15 January 1902

Brief Life History of Bernhard

When Bernhard Lilienthal was born on 9 January 1845, in Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany, his father, Leopold Lilienthal, was 30 and his mother, Rosa Ettlinger, was 22. He had at least 1 son with Elizabeth Strauss. He died on 15 January 1902, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States.

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Bernhard Lilienthal
Elizabeth Strauss
Louis Berthold Lilienthal

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  • Bernhard L. Lilienthal, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Bernhard L. Lilienthal, "BillionGraves Index"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Age 8

Historical Boundaries: 1853: Fulton, Georgia, United States


Age 16

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Erwin, Guenther, Hans, Kurt.

German: habitational name from any of the places called Lilienthal in Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony, and Baden-Württemburg, named with Middle High German liljen ‘lilies’ + tal ‘valley’.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name composed of German Lilie ‘lily’ + Thal ‘valley’.

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

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