Wilhelmina Arft (died 1910)

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Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Section 2 Row 26 Site 241/2,
Wisconsin Veterans Home - N2665, Highway Qq, King, Wi

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Branch of service: Infantry
Rank attained: PVT
Wars/Conflicts: Civil War

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In 1806, Noah Webster published his first dictionary, A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language. It was the first truly American dictionary, incorporating the idioms and language of the day. Thus began his effort to standardize the American language, which was regionally different. It took him 26 years to complete the entire project.

In 1823, on April 13th, Franz Liszt - who was 11 - gave a concert in Austria. After the concert, he was personally congratulated by Ludwig van Beethoven.

In 1855, on November 17th, David Livingstone, a Scottish missionary and explorer, became the first known European to see Victoria Falls. He named the falls in honor of Queen Victoria but locally it was - and is - Mosi-oa-Tunya, which means "The Smoke That Thunders".

In 1873, on May 27th, German archaeologist and businessman Heinrich Schliemann found what he said was "Priam's Treasure" - confirming the existence of ancient Troy. The find in Hissarlik Turkey is still disputed as being a part of Troy.

In 1906, English biochemist Frederick Hopkins concluded that vitamins are essential to the human body and that a lack of vitamins caused scurvy and rickets. Scurvy and rickets were both huge problems in sailors that were at sea for extended time and the addition of vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium in their diets helped eradicate the problem.

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Wilhelmina Arft passed away on June 25, 1910. There is no listed cause of death for Wilhelmina. She was buried in Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery Section 2 Row 26 Site 241/2, King, Wi. We are unaware of information about Wilhelmina's family.

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