John C Wachsmuth

17 June 1829–11 March 1907 (Age 77)
Königswartha, Bautzen, Bautzen, Saxony, Germany

The Life of John C

John C Wachsmuth was born on 17 June 1829, in Königswartha, Bautzen, Bautzen, Saxony, Germany. He married Augusta W Vogel about 1848, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in South Haven, Van Buren, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 March 1907, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States.

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John C Wachsmuth
Augusta W Vogel
Marriage: about 1848
Dora Wachsmuth
Henrietta C Wachsmuth
Lena M Wachsmuth
Albert John Wachsmuth
Frank Christian Wachsmuth

Spouse and Children

about 1848
New York, United States



    Henrietta C Wachsmuth


    Lena M Wachsmuth



    Frank Christian Wachsmuth


World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

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.

Age 8

Michigan is the 26th state.
1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Hwasmot or Wahsmut, meaning ‘sharp mind’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Waschmuth, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Wachsmuth, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mr John Wachsmuth, „United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011“

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