Herman Bierau


Brief Life History of Herman

When Herman Bierau was born in 1879, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, Conrad Bierau, was 40 and his mother, Katharina Anna Ritz, was 39.

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Conrad Bierau
Katharina Anna Ritz
Henry Bierau
Adam Bierau
Johann Bierau
Herman Bierau
Anna Marie Bierau

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  • Herman Bierau in household of Conrad Bierau, "United States Census, 1880"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (5)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 31

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Mierau (West Prussia), Mirau (East Prussia, Posen), or Mirow (several examples in Mecklenburg). This was one of the German surnames that became established in southern Russia (in what is now Ukraine) in the 19th century.

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

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