Joseph Schaff

19 March 1885–2 February 1955 (Age 69)
Peschanyy Brod, Veselynove, Mykolaiv, Ukraine, Soviet Union

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Schaff was born on 19 March 1885, in Peschanyy Brod, Veselynove, Mykolaiv, Ukraine, Soviet Union, his father, Georg Schaaf, was 39 and his mother, Anna Mary Degele, was 33. He married Anna Mary Zent on 19 April 1911, in Stark, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Slope, North Dakota, United States in 1920 and Cash Township, Slope, North Dakota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 2 February 1955, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Schaff
1885–1955
Anna Mary Zent
1892–1969
Marriage: 19 April 1911
Frank Schaff
1912–1987
karl Schaff
–1949
Edmund John Schaff
1913–
Edward Schaff
1914–
George Schaff
1915–1945
Rose Schaff
1917–1983
Anna Mary Schaff
1919–1972
Rapheal Schaff
1922–1971
Peter Jacob Schaff
1924–1989
Leo Joseph Schaff
1926–1999
Barbara Pauline Schaff
1928–1972
John Schaff
1930–
Lawrence Carl Schaff
1932–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 April 1911Stark, North Dakota, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1886
    Age 1
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1889
    Age 4
    North Dakota is the 39th state.
    1904
    Age 19
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Schaaf .Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial or occupational name from German Schaf ‘sheep’.German: metonymic occupational name for a tubmaker, from Middle High German schaff(e) ‘wooden vessel, scoop’ (see Scheffel ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Schaaf

    Sources (6)

    • Joe Schaff, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Joe Schaff in entry for George H. Engen and Pauline Schaff, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Josef Schaf in household of George Schaf, "United States Census, 1900"

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