Lillian Alice Weisser

7 December 1914–29 January 2007 (Age 92)
Camrose, Camrose County No. 22, Alberta, Canada

The Life of Lillian Alice

When Lillian Alice Weisser was born on 7 December 1914, in Camrose, Camrose County No. 22, Alberta, Canada, her father, Christian B Weisser, was 41 and her mother, Sophia Schiewe, was 36. She married Bernard Louis Gienow on 30 June 1940, in Camrose, Camrose County No. 22, Alberta, Canada. She immigrated to Sweet Grass, Montana, United States in 1937 and lived in Alberta, Canada in 1916 and Camrose County No. 22, Alberta, Canada in 1926. She died on 29 January 2007, in Calgar, Liérganes, Cantabria, Spain, at the age of 92.

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Bernard Louis Gienow
Lillian Alice Weisser
Marriage: 30 June 1940

Spouse and Children

30 June 1940
Camrose, Camrose County No. 22, Alberta, Canada

Parents and Siblings



    Johanna Hannah Mary Weisser


    Benjamin Harry Weisser


    Freida Louise Weisser


    Arthur Weisser



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1917 · The first synegogue in 425 years opens in Madrid

Age 3

On Feb 16th, the first Jewish synagogue since 1492, opens in Madrid.
1919 · Oil is Discovered at Cat Creek

Age 5

Located near Petroleum and Garfield counties in Montana is Cat Creek . It was here in 1919, that oil was discovered
1950 · Great Falls dethrones Butte as biggest city

Age 36

In 1950, Great Falls, Montana replaced Butte, Montana as the largest city

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a painter or plasterer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wīzen ‘to make white’, ‘to whitewash’.2 German: variant of Weiser .3 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with white hair or an exceptionally pale complexion, from an inflected form of Middle High German wīz ‘white’, German weiss.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lillian Weisser in household of C.b. Weisser, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Lillian Weisser im Haushalt von Christ B Weisser, „Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1916“
  • Lillian Alice Weisser, "Montana Manifests of Immigrant Arrivals and Departures, 1923-1956"

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