John Casper Or Johann Kaspar Abegg

1845–1912 (Age 67)
Wiedikon, Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of John Casper Or Johann Kaspar

When John Casper Or Johann Kaspar Abegg was born on 25 July 1845, in Wiedikon, Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Johann Kaspar Abegg, was 33 and his mother, Susanna Ulmer, was 32. He died on 7 August 1912, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johann Kaspar Abegg
Susanna Ulmer
Marie (Mary) Elizabeth Abegg
Arnold Abegg
John Casper Or Johann Kaspar Abegg

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 3

New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived near the corner of a mountain, from German ab- ‘off’ + Egg, dialect form of Eck(e) ‘promontory’, ‘corner’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Casper Abego in household of Arnold Abego, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John C. Abegg, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Casper Abegg, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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