Margarethe Christina Pfeiffer

16 November 1838–29 October 1917 (Age 78)
Hattenhofen, Göppingen, Württemberg, Germany

The Life Summary of Margarethe Christina

When Margarethe Christina Pfeiffer was born on 16 November 1838, in Hattenhofen, Göppingen, Württemberg, Germany, her father, Jacob Pfeiffer, was 27 and her mother, Margarethe Hofherr, was 30. She married Johan Jakob Jauss on 24 November 1863, in Hattenhofen, Göppingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 29 October 1917, in Jackson, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Jackson, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johan Jakob Jauss
1835–1890
Margarethe Christina Pfeiffer
1838–1917
Marriage: 24 November 1863
Margarethe Friederike JAUß
1865–1949
Johann Jacob Jauss
1867–1869
Johann Friedrich Jauss
1868–1868
Johann Jacob Jauss
1869–
Louisa Jauss
1870–1899
Christine Margarethe Jauss
1872–1948
Karoline Jauss
1873–1874
Caroline Jauss
1875–1957
Johannes Jauss
1876–1933
Christian Jauss
1877–1877
Christian Jauss
1880–1880

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 November 1863Hattenhofen, Göppingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1847 · Moving the State Capital
    Age 9
    The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German
    Age 14
    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
    1863
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of Middle High German pfīf(e), German Pfeife ‘pipe’, hence an occupational name for a piper, whistler. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine), the Netherlands, Denmark, and some other European countries; see also 2 below. Compare Fifer , Peifer , Pfeifer , and Pfieffer .Germanized form of various Slavic adaptations of the German surname (see 1 above), such as Slovenian Fajfar and Pfajfar, Czech Fajfr and Faifr. Compare Fifer .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Pfeuffer
    Peiffer
    Pfeifer
    Pfeiff
    Pfieffer
    Fifer
    Pheifer
    Phifer

    Sources (39)

    • Margar. in entry for Christian Jauß, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
    • Margar. Pfeiffer in entry for Margar. Christine Jauss, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
    • Margaret Pfeifer in entry for John Youse, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

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