Christian Burgstahler

3 January 1807–5 July 1869 (Age 62)
Spöck, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany

The Life of Christian

When Christian Burgstahler was born on 3 January 1807, in Spöck, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany, his father, Georg Friedrich Burgstahler, was 41 and his mother, Anna Maria Hofheintz, was 26. He married Christina Barbara Furrer on 23 January 1842, in Rüppurr, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He died on 5 July 1869, at the age of 62, and was buried in Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany.

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Christian Burgstahler
Christina Barbara Furrer
Marriage: 23 January 1842
Magdalene Jakobine Burgstahler
Karoline Burgstahler
Auguste Burgstahler
Sophia Burgstahler

Spouse and Children

23 January 1842
Rüppurr, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany


    Magdalene Jakobine Burgstahler


    Karoline Burgstahler


    Auguste Burgstahler


    Sophia Burgstahler


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (4)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 6

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.

Age 7

The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.
1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 45

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

Name Meaning

German:1. occupational name for an armorer, from Burg ‘castle’ + Stahl ‘steel’ + -er suffix of agent nouns. 2. Possibly a respelling of German Burgstaller , a habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Burgstall (generally designating a ‘place where a castle stands or stood’).

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

Sources (3)

  • Christian Burgstahler in entry for Wilhelm Fries, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Christian Burgstahler, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Christian Burgstahler, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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