John Bauman Schiess

19 May 1849–22 March 1905 (Age 55)
Herisau, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland

The Life Summary of John Bauman

When John Bauman Schiess was born on 19 May 1849, in Herisau, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland, his father, Johannes Baumann Schiess, was 42 and his mother, Anna Katharina Baumann, was 41. He married Elizabeth Siegenthaler on 17 February 1877, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Washington, Washington, Utah, United States in 1880 and Providence Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 22 March 1905, in Providence, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in River Heights, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bauman Schiess
Elizabeth Siegenthaler
Marriage: 17 February 1877
John Ephraim Schiess
Theophile Benjamin Schiess

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 February 1877St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German
    Age 3
    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 15
    War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Klaus, Otto, Ulrich.German: probably a variant of Schiesser .

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

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    Story Highlight


    How will I feel if I can see again? The loved ones all who passed away. When I can stand with them again in the presence of my Lord. Singing and praising with them. When separation never makes us sad. …

    Sources (22)

    • John Bauman Schiess, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • John B. Schiess, "United States Census, 1900"
    • John Bauman Schiess, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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