August Wilhelm Stormer

6 June 1865–22 August 1953 (Age 88)
Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life of August Wilhelm

When August Wilhelm Stormer was born on 6 June 1865, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States, his father, Gottlieb Diedrich Stoermer, was 23 and his mother, Henrietta Sophie Iltner, was 19. He married Louise Marie Caroline Drescher on 21 February 1889, in Palmyra, Marion, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Adams, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 22 August 1953, at the age of 88, and was buried in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

August Wilhelm Stormer
Louise Marie Caroline Drescher
Marriage: 21 February 1889
Henrietta Stoermer
Walter Christian Gottlieb Stormer
Herbert Stormer
Wilbert August Stormer Sr

Spouse and Children

21 February 1889
Palmyra, Marion, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Gottlieb Diedrich Stoermer


    Henrietta Sophie Iltner





    Anna Stormer


    Caroline Stormer


    Henry B. Stormer


    Bertha Margaretha Stormer


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Age 6

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

North German (Störmer): variant of Storm .

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

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Sources (3)

  • W August Stoermer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • August Stormer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • August W Stormer, "United States Census, 1920"

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