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Aaron Wilhelm

(October 4, 1833 - 20 May 1889)

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Aaron Wilhelm

Sarah Davis Sarah Dorward

Cyrus Wilhelm
Charles W. Wilhelm
Emma Wilhelm
Jennie C. Wilhelm

Died: Atlantic City, NJ

The Reading Eagle, Tuesday, May 21, 1889
Death of A. Wilhelm
Expires From Nervous Complications at Atlantic City
Aaron Wilhelm, a well known citizen of Reading, died at Atlantic City, in his 56th year. He had been suffereing during the past few months with nervous complicatons and was treated by the most eminent specialists without obtaining relief. He was taken to Old Point Comfort, Atlantic City in hope that he might be benefitted by the sea air, but he suddenly became worse, when the members of his family were summoned to his beside, and he died late Monday afternoon.

Mr. Wilhelm was born at Easton, and when a boy secured employment in a paint mill. He learned the paint business thoroughly, and has been identified with the trade all his life. He removed to this city in 1871, and in partnership with his brother, W. H. Wilhelm, engaged in the manufacture of paints. In 1879 the firm was dissolved, W. H. Wilhelm retiring. It was then changed to A. Wilhelm & Co, the partners being Walter S. Davis and Charles W. Wilhelm. They engaged largely in the manufature of ready mixed paints and were one of the leading firms in the coutry. Mr. Wilhelm was wide awake, through devoted to his buisness and was identified with a number of important interests. He was a heavy stockholder in the Pennylvania bolt and nuts works, Lebanon, and was its president at the time of his death. He was also the president of the Keystone National bank at the time of his death. Mr. Wilhelm only last year purchased the handsome home formerly occupied by Bishop Howe, on Centre Avenue, and took possession of this beautiful place after making many improvements but a few months previous to his illness. Deceased was married to Miss Davis, of Easton, who with three children survive. Charles W., Jeannette C. and Emily L. Wilhelm. He was a member of the 4th street M. E. congregation and one of the most generous contributors of the church.

The remains will be brought to Reading this evening and taken to the residence of deceased. 730 Centre Avenue.

Elias Wilhelm
William Henry Wilhelm
Moses Wilhelm
Lydia Wilhelm
John Wilhelm
Elizabeth Wilhelm
Emanuel Wilhelm
Sarah Wilhelm
Susan Wilhelm
Elmira (Alice) Wilhelm


Last Updated on: September 3, 2012

Daughter of William Knauss and Elizabeth
Born: July 1860
Died 09 Oct 1927.