John Michael Beihoffer

Male15 August 1849–12 December 1927

Brief Life History of John Michael

When John Michael Beihoffer was born on 15 August 1849, in Racine, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Theodore Carl Charles Beihoffer, was 37 and his mother, Catherine Bowman, was 28. He married Mary Jane Downs on 1 March 1876, in Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Glencoe, McLeod, Minnesota, United States in 1910 and Sumter Township, McLeod, Minnesota, United States in 1920. He died on 12 December 1927, in McLeod, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in New Auburn, Sibley, Minnesota, United States.

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John Michael Beihoffer
Mary Jane Downs
Marriage: 1 March 1876
Eva Ellen Beihofer
Harvey Beihoffer
Mary Jane Beihoffer
Sarah A Beihoffer
Mable Bell Beihoffer
John Theodore Beihoffer
Violet Catherine Biehoffer
William Clarence Beihoffer

Sources (21)

  • John Bichoffer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Beihoffer - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: John Beihoffer
  • John Michael Bishop, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 March 1876Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Historical Boundaries: 1855: Sibley, Minnesota Territory, United States: 1855: Carver, Minnesota Territory, United States 1856: McLeod, Minnesota Territory, United States 1858: McLeod, Minnesota, United States


    Age 14

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 21

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Greek: the Lord gave graciously; whom Jehovah gave; whom Jehovah bestowed.

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