Niklaus Stauffer

1 July 1839–
Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Niklaus

When Niklaus Stauffer was born on 1 July 1839, in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Niklaus Stauffer, was 25 and his mother, Anna Trachsel, was 26. He had at least 1 daughter with Maria Eriksson Haggman. He died in Green, Wisconsin, United States.

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Niklaus Stauffer
Maria Eriksson Haggman
Irene Sigrud Stauffer

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World Events (8)

Age 7
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 9
Made capital 1848
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 31
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

South German:occupational name for a maker or seller of beakers or mugs, from an agent derivative of Middle High German stouf ‘beaker, stoup’.habitational name for someone from any of various minor places called with this word, for example Stauf, Staufen; the reference is to hills thought to resemble a beaker in shape. Compare Stouffer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nicholas Stauffer in entry for Mathias Marty, "Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930"
  • Niclaus Stauffer, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Niclaus Stauffer, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"

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