William H. Norteman

November 1877–22 May 1954 (Age 76)
Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States

The Life of William H.

When William H. Norteman was born in November 1877, in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States, his father, August Noertmann, was 29 and his mother, Sophie Klages, was 31. He married Esther Moore on 25 January 1916, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. He died on 22 May 1954, in Weston, Lewis, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 76.

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William H. Norteman
Esther Moore
Marriage: 25 January 1916

Spouse and Children

25 January 1916
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    August Noertmann


    Sophie Klages




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

German (Nortmann): variant of Nordmann .

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

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Sources (1)

  • William Norterman in household of August Norterman, "United States Census, 1900"

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