Mathias Widmann

9 September 1868–6 July 1955 (Age 86)
Niederthann, Schweitenkirchen, Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm, Bavaria, Germany

The Life of Mathias

When Mathias Widmann was born on 9 September 1868, in Niederthann, Schweitenkirchen, Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm, Bavaria, Germany, his father, Kastulus Widmann, was 42 and his mother, Anna Maria Palz, was 43. He died on 6 July 1955, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Kastulus Widmann
1826–1913
Anna Maria Palz
1825–1901
Walburga Widmann
1862–1862
Theresia Widmann
1863–
Castulus Widmann
1864–
Mathias Widmann
1868–1955

Parents and Siblings

    Kastulus Widmann

    Male1826–1913Male

    Anna Maria Palz

    Female1825–1901Female

siblings

(4)

    Walburga Widmann

    Female1862–1862Female

    Theresia Widmann

    Female1863–Female

    Castulus Widmann

    Male1864–Male

    Male1868–1955Male

World Events (5)

1890

Age 22

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1914

Age 46

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 46

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:1. variant of Wiedmann ‘huntsman’. 2. variant of Wideman 1.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Original transcripts (44 volumes) titled "Katholisches Pfarramt Niederthan" (Catholic Parish Records), volume 42, page 228, entry 47 - HIS FAMILY AS A CHILD

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