Elisabeth Teske

Female9 July 1876–23 November 1946

Brief Life History of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Teske was born on 9 July 1876, in Russian Empire, her father, Michael Teskÿ, was 36 and her mother, Karolina Haas, was 36. She married Johannes Hochstetter on 3 February 1896, in Ashley, McIntosh, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Griffin Township, Stutsman, North Dakota, United States in 1910 and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1957. She died on 23 November 1946, in Cleveland, Stutsman, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Cleveland, Stutsman, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Hochstetter
Elisabeth Teske
Marriage: 3 February 1896
Anna Maria Hochstetter
Helen B Hochstetter
Martha Hochstetter
Jacob H Hochstetter
Otilda Hochstetter
Esther Betty Hochstetter
Gideon Ernest Hochstetter

Sources (9)

  • Lizzie Hocstrader in household of John Hocstrader, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Teskey in entry for Lawrence J. Schoennoehl, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"
  • Elizabeth Hochstetter in household of John Hochstetter, "United States Census, 1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 February 1896Ashley, McIntosh, North Dakota, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    War with Ottoman Empire ends with Treaty of San Stefano. independent Bulgaria proclaimed. Russia forced to accept less advantageous terms of Congress of Berlin.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 20

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    German (of Slavic origin): from a Germanized pet form of any of various Slavic personal names, such as Tešimir or Těšimir, with the first element teš ‘to comfort, to console’ (see Tesch , Tessmer , and 2 below).

    Germanized form of Sorbian Tešk and Těško: from Lower Sorbian and Upper Sorbian pet forms of an Old Sorbian personal name such as Tešimir (see 1 above), and perhaps also a nickname from Lower Sorbian tešk, a vernacular diminutive of ptak ‘bird’.

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

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