Elise Hedwig Bertha Duwe

16 October 1877–13 January 1949 (Age 71)
Klein Horst, Greifenberg, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Elise Hedwig Bertha

When Elise Hedwig Bertha Duwe was born on 16 October 1877, in Klein Horst, Greifenberg, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany, her father, Hermann Gottlieb Friedrich Duwe, was 31 and her mother, Bertha Caroline Pauline Reckow, was 25. She married Helmuth Wilhelm Georg Miller on 11 September 1900, in Hoff, Greifenberg, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 13 January 1949, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Helmuth Wilhelm Georg Miller
Elise Hedwig Bertha Duwe
Marriage: 11 September 1900
Werner Georg Willy Miller
Kurt Georg Hermann Miller
Irma Emma Hedwig Miller
Ilse Hedwig Magdalena Miller

Spouse and Children

11 September 1900
Hoff, Greifenberg, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany



    Kurt Georg Hermann Miller


    Irma Emma Hedwig Miller


    Ilse Hedwig Magdalena Miller


Parents and Siblings

    Hermann Gottlieb Friedrich Duwe


    Bertha Caroline Pauline Reckow




World Events (5)


Age 13

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 37

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 37

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

1 North German: from Middle Low German dūve ‘dove’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who bred or sold doves, or perhaps a nickname for a gentle person.2 Eastern German, Sorbian: variant of Dube .

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

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