Karl Schaefer

29 December 1889–15 August 1964 (Age 74)
Hutzdorf, Lauterbach, Hessen, Germany

The Life of Karl

Karl Schaefer was born on 29 December 1889, in Hutzdorf, Lauterbach, Hessen, Germany. He married Sofie Doering about 1912, in Hutzdorf, Lauterbach, Hessen, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 15 August 1964, in his hometown, at the age of 74.

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Karl Schaefer
Sofie Doering
Marriage: about 1912
Heinrich Schaefer

Spouse and Children

about 1912
Hutzdorf, Lauterbach, Hessen, Germany


    Heinrich Schaefer


World Events (7)


Age 1

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 25

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 25

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

German (Schäfer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shepherd, from an agent derivative of German Schaf, Middle High German schāf ‘sheep’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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