Ferdinand Luetgemeyer

3 March 1897–30 August 1974 (Age 77)
Overberge, Hamm, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Ferdinand

Ferdinand Luetgemeyer was born on 3 March 1897, in Overberge, Hamm, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany as the son of Johann Luetgemeyer and Karoline Born. He died on 30 August 1974, at the age of 77.

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Johann Luetgemeyer
Karoline Born
Ferdinand Luetgemeyer

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Luetgemeyer


    Karoline Born




World Events (3)


Age 17

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 17

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.

Age 21

Armistice ending World War I.

Name Meaning

North German (Lütkemeyer): distinguishing name either for a tenant farmer ( see Meyer ) whose name was Lüdeke ( see Luedecke ) or for one of diminutive stature (from Middle Low German luttik ‘small’, ‘little’).

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

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