Gustav Fessinger

23 April 1868–19 December 1948
Achkarren, Breisach, Freiburg, Baden, Germany

The Life of Gustav

Gustav Fessinger was christened on 23 April 1868, in Achkarren, Breisach, Freiburg, Baden, Germany as the son of Joseph Fessinger and Leopoldina Faust. He died on 19 December 1948, at the age of 80.

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Joseph Fessinger
Leopoldina Faust
Gustav Fessinger
Joseph Fessinger
Adolf Fessinger

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Fessinger


    Leopoldina Faust





    Joseph Fessinger


    Adolf Fessinger


World Events (3)


Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

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

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: habitational name for someone from Wessingen near Tübingen.

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

Sources (1)

  • Gustav Fessinger, "Deutschland, Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898"

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