Johann Freiderich Stiess

Maleabout 1745–1790

Brief Life History of Johann Freiderich

Johann Freiderich Stiess was born about 1745, in Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He married Catherina Schneider in Germany. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died in 1790, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 46.

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Johann Freiderich Stiess
Catherina Schneider
Zacharias Stiess
John George Stiess
Gottleib Stiess

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  • Friderich Stiess in entry for Maria Eva Stiess, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"

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  • Marriage
  • Children (3)

    World Events (4)


    Age 31

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 31

    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 38

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    Name Meaning

    Flemish and North German: patronymic from Stier . This surname is rare in Germany.

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

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