John August William Wiersig

12 April 1881–13 October 1953 (Age 72)
Adell, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of John August William

When John August William Wiersig was born on 12 April 1881, in Adell, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Robert Theodore Wiersig, was 24 and his mother, Charlotte Standan, was 24. He married Anna Caroline Shafer on 20 August 1905, in Alfalfa, Oklahoma, United States. He lived in Sherman, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States in 1900. He died on 13 October 1953, at the age of 72, and was buried in Lutheran Cemetery, Luzerne, Benton, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

John August William Wiersig
Alma Friederika Maria Buch
Marriage: 8 July 1923
Gertrude Wiersig

Spouse and Children

8 July 1923
Luzerne, Benton, Iowa, United States


    Gertrude Wiersig


Parents and Siblings

    Robert Theodore Wiersig


    Charlotte Standan




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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

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.
1882 · The Big One

Age 1

On Nov 7 1882, Denver was hit with a 6.6 magnitude earthquake. It was the largest earthquake to hit in the history of Colorado.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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Sources (3)

  • William J Wiersig in household of Robert T Wiersig, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John August William Wiersig, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • J. A. Wm. Wiersig, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

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