Johann Erdmann Faust

Male3 August 1787–3 November 1869

Brief Life History of Johann Erdmann

When Johann Erdmann Faust was born on 3 August 1787, in Kampkenhöfen, Lablacken, Labiau, East Prussia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Erdman Faust, was 33 and his mother, Maria Elisabeth Bierkandt, was 36. He married Maria Charlotta Galling about 1810, in Kampkenhöfen, Lablacken, Labiau, East Prussia, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 3 November 1869, in his hometown, at the age of 82.

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Johann Erdmann Faust
Maria Charlotta Galling
Marriage: about 1810
Friedericke Galling Faust
Caroline Wilhelmina Faust
Gottfried Ferdinand Faust
Friedrich Wilhelm Faust
Carl Gottlieb Faust
Johann Gottfried Faust
Lovisa Wilhelmine Faust
Johann Gottlieb Faust

Sources (9)

  • Erdmann Faust, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Johann Gott in entry for Johann Gottfried, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Joh. Erdmann Faust in entry for Lovisa Wilhelmina Faust, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1810Kampkenhöfen, Lablacken, Labiau, East Prussia, Prussia, Germany
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (4)

    1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

    Age 26

    On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.


    Age 27

    The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

    Age 65

    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

    Name Meaning

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German fūst ‘fist’, presumably a nickname for a strong or pugnacious person or for someone with a club hand or other deformity of the hand. It is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

    German and French: from a personal name, from Latin Faustus, meaning ‘fortunate, lucky’ (a derivative of favere ‘to favor’). This name was borne by at least one Christian martyr.

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

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