Willie Buchholz

1886–before 1993 (Age 107)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Willie

When Willie Buchholz was born in 1886, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Gustave Buchholz, was 31 and his mother, Alice Luella White, was 27. He lived in Rocksbury Township, Pennington, Minnesota, United States in 1895 and Rose Dell Township, Rock, Minnesota, United States in 1905. He died before 1993, at the age of 106.

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Family Time Line

Gustave Buchholz
Alice Luella White
Amy P. Buchholz
Claire E. Buchholz
Willie Buchholz
Alva Buchholz
Raymond Lewis Buchholz
Lee Eastman Buchholz
Margaret Lucille Buchholz

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+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 0

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 7

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 28

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.

Name Meaning

1 German: topographic name for someone who lived near a beech wood, from Middle High German buoch ‘beech’ + holz ‘wood’, or a habitational name from a place named Buchholz, of which there are numerous examples, especially in northern Germany.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Buchholz ‘beech wood’ (see 1).

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

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Sources (2)

  • William Buchholz, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Willie Buchholz in household of Gustaf Buchholz, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"

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