Heinrich Friedrich Biermann

Male20 December 1818–13 September 1915

Brief Life History of Heinrich Friedrich

When Heinrich Friedrich Biermann was born on 20 December 1818, in Wenden, Nienburg, Hanover, Prussia, Germany, his father, Jürgen Heinrich Beermann, was 41 and his mother, Catharina Margarethe Hörmann, was 40. He married Sophie Dorothee Charlotte Fischer about 1842, in Westphalia, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Hanover, German Empire in 1845 and lived in Bremen, Randolph, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 13 September 1915, in Welge, Randolph, Illinois, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Bremen, Randolph, Illinois, United States.

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Heinrich Friedrich Biermann
Sophie Dorothee Charlotte Fischer
Marriage: about 1842
Wilhelmina Sophie Biermann
Maria Louisa Ernestina Biermann
Friedrich Heinrich Biermann
Sophie M Biermann
Dorothea Sophia Biermann
Friedrich Biermann
Friedrich Ludwig Carl Biermann

Sources (18)

  • Fred Biermann, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Frederick Bierman, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Heinrich Friedrich Biermann in entry for Heinrich Carl Diedrich Riehl, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1842Westphalia, Prussia, Germany
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1819 · State Capital moves to Vandalia

    Age 1

    Vandalia was founded in 1819 as a new capital because Kaskaskia was under the threat of floods. The history of the name Vandalia is uncertain. Under the law which Vandalia was founded states that the title of capital would not be moved from there for twenty years. Even though it was the capital it was never the most populous area in Illinois.

    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

    Age 34

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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Achim, Franz, Hans, Manfred, Otto.

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a brewer or tavern owner or a nickname for a drinker; a variant of Bier .

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

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    Story Highlight


    Arrived in the United States from Hanover, Germany on Nov 24, 1845 aboard the S.S. George Washington

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