Gottlieb Scharf

15 September 1855–3 March 1915 (Age 59)
Wittenberg, Bessarabia, Russian Empire

The Life of Gottlieb

When Gottlieb Scharf was born on 15 September 1855, in Wittenberg, Bessarabia, Russian Empire, his father, Johann Georg Scharf, was 35 and his mother, Anna Maria Schlenker, was 35. He married Barbara Rath on 15 December 1878, in Wittenberg, Bessarabia, Russian Empire. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in McIntosh, North Dakota, United States in 1910. He died on 3 March 1915, at the age of 59, and was buried in Wishek, McIntosh, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gottlieb Scharf
1855–1915
Barbara Rath
1855–1925
Marriage: 15 December 1878
Christine Scharf
1879–
Maria Scharf
1881–1964
Dorothea Scharf
1882–1946
Margaretha Scharf
1884–1884
Johannes Scharf
1885–1885
George G Scharf
1886–1936
Erhard Scharf
1889–1890

Spouse and Children

    Male1855–1915Male

    Barbara Rath

    Female1855–1925Female

MARRIAGE
15 December 1878
Wittenberg, Bessarabia, Russian Empire
children

(7)

    Christine Scharf

    Female1879–Female

    Female1881–1964Female

    Female1882–1946Female

    Margaretha Scharf

    Female1884–1884Female

    Johannes Scharf

    Male1885–1885Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Georg Scharf

    Male1819–1878Male

    Anna Maria Schlenker

    Female1820–1889Female

siblings

(3)

    Gottfried Scharf

    Male1853–1857Male

    Male1855–1915Male

    Barbara Scharf

    Female1859–1860Female

World Events (8)

1858

Age 3

Treaty of Aigun signed with China. Northern bank of Amur River ceded to Russia.
1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 17

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

South German: nickname for an energetic, active person, from Middle High German scharf, scharpf ‘sharpcutting’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gottlieb Scharf, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gottlieb Scharf in entry for Dorothy Rattei, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"
  • Gottlieb Sharf in entry for George G. Sharf, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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