August Friedrich Degner

13 February 1875–29 October 1953 (Age 78)
Groß Benz, Naugard, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany

The Life of August Friedrich

August Friedrich Degner was born on 13 February 1875, in Groß Benz, Naugard, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany as the son of Friedrich Degner and Wilhelmine Schmidt. He married Ida Marie Else Genz on 21 May 1906, in Bernhagen, Naugard, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 29 October 1953, at the age of 78.

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August Friedrich Degner
Ida Marie Else Genz
Marriage: 21 May 1906
Alma Paula Hildegard Degner

Spouse and Children

21 May 1906
Bernhagen, Naugard, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany


Parents and Siblings

    Friedrich Degner


    Wilhelmine Schmidt




World Events (7)


Age 15

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 39

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 39

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

North German: variant of Degener .

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

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