August Heinrich Meerhoff

1 January 1824–
Lübbecke, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany

The Life of August Heinrich

When August Heinrich Meerhoff was born on 1 January 1824, in Lübbecke, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Meerhoff, was 39 and his mother, Margarete Elisabeth Finke, was 39. He married Christiane Caroline Christiani on 8 September 1849. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

August Heinrich Meerhoff
1824–
Christine Caroline Wischmeier
1828–
Marriage: 8 September 1849
Christine Wilhelmine Dorothee Meerhoff
1852–
Marie Christine Sophie Meerhoff
1854–
Dorothee Wilhelmine Sophie Meerhoff
1855–
Christine Hermine Meerhoff
1857–1858
Christine Friederike Elisa Meerhoff
1859–
Marie Luise Sophie Meerhoff
1861–1949
Ernst Friedrich Gottlieb Meerhoff
1864–
Heinrich August Meerhoff
1866–1951
Heinrich Friedrich Meerhoff
1869–
Anna Henriette Meerhoff
1874–1941
Marie Wilhelmine Ruhe
1895–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 September 1849
Evangelical Church of Westphalia, Hartum, Minden, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany
children

(11)

    Christine Wilhelmine Dorothee Meerhoff

    Female1852–Female

    Marie Christine Sophie Meerhoff

    Female1854–Female

    Dorothee Wilhelmine Sophie Meerhoff

    Female1855–Female

    Christine Hermine Meerhoff

    Female1857–1858Female

    Christine Friederike Elisa Meerhoff

    Female1859–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Meerhoff

    Male1784–1829Male

    Margarete Elisabeth Finke

    Female1784–1863Female

siblings

(10)

    Margarethe Luise Meerhoff

    Female1812–Female

    Heinrich Wilhelm Meerhof

    Male1814–Male

    Female1815–Female

    Ernst Friedrich Meerhoff

    Male1817–Male

    Carl Heinrich Meerhof

    Male1819–Male

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 28

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
1864

Age 40

War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.
1890

Age 66

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Name Meaning

German (Westphalia): habitational name for someone who lived at a farm named Meyerhof ( see Meyerhofer ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Heinr. Aug. Meerhoff in entry for Euard Ludwig Carl Rohde, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"
  • August Meerhoff in entry for Heinrich Buk and Christine Wilhelmine Meerhoff, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"
  • August Meerhof in entry for Ernst Friedrich Gottlieb Meerhof, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"

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