Henry John Paulus

8 January 1876–1 February 1954 (Age 78)
Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, United States

The Life of Henry John

When Henry John Paulus was born on 8 January 1876, in Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, United States, his father, Johannes Ludwig Carl Heinrich Friedrich Paulus, was 42 and his mother, Margaret Elsabine Wessling, was 40. He married Christine Schmidt in October 1902. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in West Lincoln Township, Logan, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 1 February 1954, in Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Henry John Paulus
Christine Schmidt
Marriage: October 1902
Carl Paulus

Spouse and Children


    Christine Schmidt


October 1902


Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Ludwig Carl Heinrich Friedrich Paulus


    Margaret Elsabine Wessling






    Henry Paulus


    William Paulus


    Rudolf Paulus


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World Events (8)

1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 1

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

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 and Dutch: humanistic name, a Latinized form of Paul .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Henry Paulus in household of Charles Paulus, "United States Census, 1900"

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