Barbara Burg

26 March 1825–24 September 1921 (Age 96)
Rechtenbach, Schweigen-Rechtenbach, Südliche Weinstraße, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

The Life of Barbara

When Barbara Burg was born on 26 March 1825, in Rechtenbach, Schweigen-Rechtenbach, Südliche Weinstraße, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, her father, Johann Martin Burg, was 30 and her mother, Margaretha Burg, was 31. She married John Jacob Peth on 19 August 1851, in Calumet, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in La Conner, Skagit, Washington, United States in 1910 and Bay View, Skagit, Washington, United States in 1920. She died on 24 September 1921, in Mount Vernon, Skagit, Washington, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Mount Vernon, Skagit, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Jacob Peth
1822–1896
Barbara Burg
1825–1921
Marriage: 19 August 1851
John Jacob Peth
1853–1945
Frances Peth Burg
1855–1931
George Peth
1856–1929
Sophia Adelia "Delia" Peth Lind Burg
1858–
Laura Margaret Peth Dittmar
1859–1947
Richard Henry Peth
1861–1949
William Peth
1865–1866
Frank Theodore Peth
1867–1887
Amanda Lissetta Peth
1871–1878
Helen Augusta Peth Mayhugh
1874–1945

Spouse and Children

    John Jacob Peth

    Male1822–1896Male

    Female1825–1921Female

MARRIAGE
19 August 1851
Calumet, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States
children

(10)

    Male1853–1945Male

    Frances Peth Burg

    Female1855–1931Female

    George Peth

    Male1856–1929Male

    Sophia Adelia "Delia" Peth Lind Burg

    Female1858–Female

    Laura Margaret Peth Dittmar

    Female1859–1947Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Martin Burg

    Male1794–1857Male

    Female1794–1862Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 5

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 27

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

Name Meaning

1 German (also Bürg): topographic name, from Middle High German burc ‘fortification’, ‘castle’, or a habitational name from any of the numerous places called Burg.2 German: from a short form of the personal name Burkhard ( see Burkhart ).3 Dutch: short form of Vanderburg .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Barbara Peath, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Barbara Peth in household of Jacob Peth, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Barbara B Peth, "United States Census, 1910"

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