William (Wilhelm) Henry Storch

14 February 1869–1 May 1947 (Age 78)
Saxony, Prussia, Germany

The Life of William (Wilhelm) Henry

When William (Wilhelm) Henry Storch was born on 14 February 1869, in Saxony, Prussia, Germany, his father, Johann Storch, was 32 and his mother, Eva Maria Simon, was 31. He married Sadie Annis Jenree on 19 December 1900. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 1 May 1947, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Foster Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.

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William (Wilhelm) Henry Storch
Sadie Annis Jenree
Marriage: 19 December 1900
Albert L. Stark
Harry Adam Stark
Mary Hazel Stark
Carson John Stark

Spouse and Children

19 December 1900
Topeka, Kansas


    Albert L. Stark



    Mary Hazel Stark



Parents and Siblings

    Johann Storch


    Eva Maria Simon




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 8

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.

Age 21

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German storch ‘stork’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Storch ‘stork’, one of the many Jewish surnames taken from bird names.

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

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