John Westrich

Brief Life History of John

When John Westrich was born on 12 February 1828, in Gimbsbach, Matzenbach, Kusel, Bavaria, Germany, his father, Johan Ludovic "Lewis" Westrich, was 40 and his mother, Charlotte Fiskus, was 40. He married Mary Ann Swan on 4 January 1852, in Stark, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Sugar Creek Township, Stark, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Bethlehem Township, Stark, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 May 1906, in Navarre, Bethlehem Township, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Saint Clements Cemetery, Navarre, Bethlehem Township, Stark, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Westrich
1828–1906
Mary Ann Swan
1825–1904
Marriage: 4 January 1852
Mary Catherine Westrick
1855–1882
Henry Westrick
1856–
Frances Emma "Frankie" Westrich
1858–1944
Caroline Lottimena "Minnie" Westrick
1869–1943
Charles B. Westrich
1871–1973

Sources (27)

  • John Westrick, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Johanes Jacob Westrich, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • John Westrech, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Jutta, Kurt, Erna.

German: habitational name from a place so named in North Rhine-Westphalia.

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

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