Barbara Auer

1870–1943 (Age 73)

The Life of Barbara

Barbara Auer was born on 8 January 1870, in Russia as the daughter of Franz Auer. She married John Richmeier about 1889, in Ellis, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Bryant Township, Graham, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 January 1943, in Saint Peter, Graham, Kansas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Graham, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Barbara Auer
John Richmeier
Marriage: about 1889
Anna Richmeier
Francis Richmeier
John J. Richmeier
Catherine Richmeier
Peter Richmeier
Barbara Richmeier
Isadore John Richmeier
Joseph Richmeier
Clara Richmeier

Spouse & Children

  • Female1870–1943Female

  • John Richmeier


about 1889
Ellis, Kansas, United States


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Franz Auer




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 7

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

German (chiefly Bavaria): topographic name for someone living by a water meadow, German Au, or a habitational name for someone from a place named Au or Aue .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Barbra Richmier in household of John Richmier, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Barbara Richmeier in household of John Richmeier, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Barbara Auer Richmeier in entry for Barbara Billinger, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"

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