Diebold Johann Heinrich

17 February 1819–13 March 1901 (Age 82)
Oberhoffen-sur-Moder, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

The Life of Diebold Johann

When Diebold Johann Heinrich was born on 17 February 1819, in Oberhoffen-sur-Moder, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, his father, Thiebault Heinrich, was 29 and his mother, Marie-Catherine Wagner, was 38. He married Eva Heiser about 1845, in Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Erie, New York, United States in 1880 and Hamburg, Hamburg, Erie, New York, United States in 1900. He died on 13 March 1901, in Eden, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Prospect Lawn Cemetery, Hamburg, Hamburg, Erie, New York, United States.

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Diebold Johann Heinrich
Eva Heiser
Marriage: about 1845
Magdaline Heinrich
George H. Heinrich
John Heinrich
Louisa Heinrich
Caroline Heinrich
Daniel Heinrich
Christian B. Heinrich
Samuel Godfrey Heinrich
Edward D Heinrich
Katherine Heinrich

Spouse and Children

about 1845
Erie, New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Arc de Triomphe

Age 17

The Arc de Triomphe was made specifically right before Napoleon I victory in Austerlitz in 1806 and took 30 years to build. Sadly Napoleon I would not live to see the creation finished. It’s name means triumphal arch. Assassination attempts were made on both Charles De Gaulle and Jacques Chirac from this location. Even though its name means triumph it has seen many times where Germans triumphally marched under it after winning battles.

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from personal name Heinrich, composed of the Germanic elements haim, heim ‘home’ + rīc ‘power’. In the Middle Ages this was the most popular of personal names in Germany. See also Henry .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Heinrich Diebold, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Dabolt Heinrich in household of Louise Walter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Diebold Heinrich, "Find A Grave Index"

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