Wilhelm Falkenberg

14 May 1933–23 June 1953 (Age 20)
Eupen, Liège, Belgium

The Life of Wilhelm

When Wilhelm Falkenberg was born on 14 May 1933, in Eupen, Liège, Belgium, his father, Hubert Egidius Falkenberg, was 35 and his mother, Juliana Barbara Tillmanns, was 30. He died on 23 June 1953, in Hemer, Iserlohn, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany, at the age of 20.

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Hubert Egidius Falkenberg
Juliana Barbara Tillmanns
Wilhelm Falkenberg

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World Events (3)


Age 3

Berlin, Germany hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 3

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Age 7

Germany invades Belgium. The Belgian government evacuates to London. King Leopold surrenders to German forces.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name from any of several places, especially in eastern Germany and Bavaria, named from Old High German falk ‘falcon’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’; such place names are often associated with the presence of a castle, as falconry was a privilege of the nobility.2 Scandinavian: habitational name or ornamental name from falk ‘falcon’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of the German elements Falke(n) ‘falcon’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

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