Joseph Frederick Platte Schoenfeld

22 July 1864–18 February 1953 (Age 88)
Kearney, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Frederick Platte

When Joseph Frederick Platte Schoenfeld was born on 22 July 1864, in Kearney, Nebraska, United States, his father, Frederick William Schoenfeld, was 33 and his mother, Wilhelmine Henriette Lohmann, was 33. He married Emma Boss on 13 June 1889, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Vineyard, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920 and Benjamin, Utah, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 18 February 1953, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Frederick Platte Schoenfeld
Emma Boss
Marriage: 13 June 1889
Joseph William Schoenfeld
Emma Elizabeth Boss Schoenfeld
Walter Lorenzo Schoenfeld
Reinhardt Ralph Schoenfeld
Grace Marguerite Schoenfeld
LeRoy Edward Schoenfeld
Clyde Elmer Schoenfeld
LaMont Harvey Boss Schoenfeld
Marcella Leona Schoenfeld

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 June 1889Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries: 1872: Buffalo, Nebraska, United States
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 26
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Ernst, Erwin, Franz, Klaus, Adelheid, Eugen, Frieda, Fritz, Gerhard, Hanns.German (Schönfeld): habitational name from any of numerous places called Schönfeld, from Middle High German schoen ‘beautiful’ + velt ‘open country, field’.Jewish (Ashkenazic; Schönfeld): artificial name composed of German schön ‘beautiful’ + Feld ‘field’. Compare Schonfeld .

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

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    Biographical Sketch of William Frederick Schoenfeld

    Schoenfeld, Frederick William (son of Frederick Wilhelm Schoenfeld and Sophia Krebs of Magdeburg, near Leipzig, Germany). Borth Feb. 14, 1831, Eilenburg, Prussia. Came to Utah Sept. 15, 1864, with W …

    Sources (50)

    • Joseph F Shoenfeld in entry for Marcella Leona, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Joseph F Schoenfeld, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • J F Schoenfeld in entry for Reinhardt R Schoenfeld and Gwendoline Mackelprang, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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