Heinrich Furkel

24 December 1880–10 December 1953 (Age 73)
Walheim, Besigheim, Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Heinrich

When Heinrich Furkel was born on 24 December 1880, in Walheim, Besigheim, Württemberg, Germany, his father, Heinrich Balthas Furkel, was 40 and his mother, Christiana Maria Korner, was 38. He died on 10 December 1953, in Ludwigsburg, Württemberg, Germany, at the age of 72.

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Heinrich Balthas Furkel
Christiana Maria Korner
Christian Gottlob Furkel
Wilhelm Friedrich Furkel
Heinrich Furkel

Parents and Siblings

    Heinrich Balthas Furkel


    Christiana Maria Korner




    Christian Gottlob Furkel


    Wilhelm Friedrich Furkel



World Events (7)


Age 10

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 34

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 34

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

German (also Bürkel): from a pet form of one of the various personal names beginning with the element Burg- or Burk-, for example Burkhard ( see Burkhart ).

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Heinrich Furkel - Church record: birth-name: Heinrich Furkel

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