Johann Gottfried Gottschalk

22 March 1795–
Hohlstedt, Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach, Germany

The Life of Johann Gottfried

When Johann Gottfried Gottschalk was born on 22 March 1795, in Hohlstedt, Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach, Germany, his father, Johann Christoph Gottschalk, was 36 and his mother, Christina Wilhelmine Adam, was 35. He married Wilhelmina Dorsch on 2 November 1827, in Bartenstein, East Prussia, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Johann Gottfried Gottschalk
Wilhelmina Dorsch
Marriage: 2 November 1827
Wilhelmine Gottschalk

Spouse and Children

2 November 1827
Bartenstein, East Prussia, Prussia, Germany


    Wilhelmine Gottschalk


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World Events (6)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 18

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.

Age 19

The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.
1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 57

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

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): from a medieval personal name composed of Middle High German got ‘God’ (Old High German got) + scalh ‘servant’, ‘serf’ (Old High German scalc).

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

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  • Johann Gottfried Gottschalk in entry for Johann Friedrich Görnemann, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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