Wilhelmina E. Friedrich

1 May 1872–1 February 1964 (Age 91)

The Life of Wilhelmina E.

When Wilhelmina E. Friedrich was born on 1 May 1872, in Germany, her father, Christoph Friedrich, was 31 and her mother, Julia Anna Jopp, was 27. She married Leopold Will on 25 June 1890, in Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States. She lived in Coal Valley, Rock Island, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 1 February 1964, in Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, United States.

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Leopold Will
Wilhelmina E. Friedrich
Marriage: 25 June 1890

Spouse and Children

25 June 1890
Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Christoph Friedrich


    Julia Anna Jopp




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Age 18

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German: from a personal name composed of the Germanic elements frid, fred ‘peace’ + rīc ‘power’. The name was borne by a canonized 9th-century bishop of Utrecht, and was a hereditary name among the Hohenstaufen ruling family; hence its popularity in central Europe.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Minnie Fredrick in household of Christopher Fredrick, "United States Census, 1880"

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