Heinrich Friedrich Biermann

20 December 1818–13 September 1915 (Age 96)
Wenden, Nienburg, Hanover, Prussia, Germany

The Life 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 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

Spouse and Children

about 1842
Westphalia, Prussia, Germany


    Wilhelmina Sophie Biermann


    Maria Louisa Ernestina Biermann


    Friedrich Heinrich Biermann


    Sophie M Biermann



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Parents and Siblings

    Jürgen Heinrich Beermann


    Catharina Margarethe Hörmann




    Catherine Dorothee Luise Beermann


    Marie Catharina Dorothee Beermann


    Johann Heinrich Beermann


    Sophie Dorothee Louise Beermann



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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.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 30

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Name Meaning

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Fred Biermann, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Friederich Burmann in entry for Charles Burmann and Sophie Dorothea Wilson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Friedrich Bierman in entry for Wilhelmine Opperman, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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