Gerhard Niehaus

11 April 1808–after 1865 (Age 56)
Hanover, Prussia, German Empire

The Life Summary of Gerhard

When Gerhard Niehaus was born on 11 April 1808, in Hanover, Prussia, German Empire, his father, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Niehaus, was 19 and his mother, Margaret Knostman, was 25. He married Katharine M. Aransmann in 1837, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Patoka Township, Dubois, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died after 1865, in Dubois, Indiana, United States, at the age of 8191.

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Gerhard Niehaus
1808–after 1865
Katharine M. Aransmann
Marriage: 1837
Bernhard H G Niehaus
Benjamin Niehaus
about 1840–
Eliza Niehaus
about 1844–
Lewis Niehaus
about 1847–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1837Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 10
    Historical Information 1818: Dubois, Indiana, United States
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 17
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    North German: topographic name from Middle Low German nie ‘new’ + hūs ‘house’, or a habitational name from a common North German farm name with the same meaning. This surname is also found in the Netherlands.

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

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    Sources (3)

    • G H Neihaus, "United States Census, 1880"
    • G Henry Niehaus, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Gerhard Niehaus - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Gerhard Niehaus

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