William John Wehrenberg

7 May 1891–February 1969 (Age 77)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of William John

When William John Wehrenberg was born on 7 May 1891, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Fredrick George Wehrenberg Sr, was 22 and his mother, Minna D Mense, was 21. He married Helen Marjorie Roberts on 26 March 1913, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. In 1942, at the age of 51, his occupation is listed as cribben & sexton company in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. He died in February 1969, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Schiller Park, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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William John Wehrenberg
Helen Marjorie Roberts
Marriage: 26 March 1913
Gertrude Marcella Wehrenberg
Willard W Wehrenberg

Spouse and Children

26 March 1913
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


    Gertrude Marcella Wehrenberg




    Willard W Wehrenberg


Parents and Siblings

    Fredrick George Wehrenberg Sr


    Minna D Mense




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World Events (8)

1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 1

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

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: habitational name from any of several places so named in Lower Saxony.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Wehrenberg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Wehrenberg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Wehrenberg, "United States Census, 1920"

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