Carlus Martin Louis Germer

17 November 1837–25 November 1925 (Age 88)
Hamburg, Germany

The Life Summary of Carlus Martin Louis

When Carlus Martin Louis Germer was born on 17 November 1837, in Hamburg, Germany, his father, Johann Martien Jochim Theodor Germer, was 28 and his mother, Maria Catharina Elsabe Faasch, was 29. He married Catherine Knight about 1862. He lived in Bayhorse, Custer, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 November 1925, in Challis, Custer, Idaho, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Challis, Custer, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carlus Martin Louis Germer
Margaret Ann Morris
Marriage: 10 June 1882
Martin Louis Germer
John Henry Germer
Mary Ann Germer
Walter S Germer
Minnie M Germer
Elizabeth Ella Germer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 June 1882Oneida, Idaho, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German
    Age 15
    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    German:from the ancient Germanic personal name Germar, composed of the elements gār, gēr ‘spear, lance’ + mār, mēri ‘famous’.from the Slavic personal name Jaromir, based on the element jar ‘lush, rank’, also ‘strong’.

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

    Sources (14)

    • Martin Louis Germer in entry for Mary Ann Germer Papworth, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Births, 1842-1917"
    • Louis Geomer, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Louis Germer in entry for John H. Germer and Virginia Pedraglia, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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