Johann Peter Lauer

Male22 March 1772–13 April 1842

Brief Life History of Johann Peter

When Johann Peter Lauer was born on 22 March 1772, in Ober Beerbach, Kreis Bensheim, Grand Duchy of Hesse, Germany, his father, Johann Jacob Lauer, was 33 and his mother, Anna Margaretha Demler, was 29. He married Katharina Barbara Keller on 15 June 1804, in Ober Beerbach, Kreis Bensheim, Grand Duchy of Hesse, Germany. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 13 April 1842, in his hometown, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Johann Peter Lauer
1772–1842
Katharina Barbara Keller
1784–1819
Marriage: 15 June 1804
Johann Adam Lauer
1805–1806
Eva Elisabetha Lauer
1807–
Maria Barbara Lauer
1809–1857
Margaretha Barbara Lauer
1812–1814
Elisabetha Barbara Lauer
1814–1814
Lauer
1815–1815
Peter Lauer
1816–1817
Johann Adam Lauer
1819–1819

Sources (3)

  • Peter Lauer in entry for Maria Barbara Lauer, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Peter Lauer in entry for Maria Barbara Lauer, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Peter Bauer in entry for Johann Peter Weber and Maria Barbara Bauer, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 June 1804Ober Beerbach, Kreis Bensheim, Grand Duchy of Hesse, Germany
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (2)

    1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

    Age 41

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

    1814

    Age 42

    The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

    Name Meaning

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German lūre, German Lauer ‘crafty or cunning person, cheat’ (apparently originally ‘one with narrowed eyes’). This surname is also found in France (mainly Lorraine, also Alsace).

    German: occupational name for a tanner, Middle High German lōwer, from ‘tannin’, which is extracted from the bark of trees.

    South German: habitational name from Lauer in Franconia, named from the stream on which it stands.

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

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