Franz Josef Block

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Born in Giesel, Germany on 8 May 1878 to Adam Aloys Block and Agnes Balzer. Franz Josef married Mathilde Lotz and had 5 children. He passed away on 8 Feb 1952 in Giesel, Germany.

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Surname meaning for "Block"

German and Dutch: from Middle High German bloch, Middle Dutch blok ‘block of wood’, ‘stocks’. The surname probably originated as a nickname for a large, lumpish man, or perhaps as a nickname for a persistent lawbreaker who found himself often in the stocks.

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