Peter Theodor Hemann

1863–1956 (Age 92)
Johnsburg, McHenry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Peter Theodor

When Peter Theodor Hemann was born on 12 October 1863, in Johnsburg, McHenry, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Peter Huemann, was 33 and his mother, Christiana Zerwas, was 21. He married Elisabeth Steiger on 17 January 1888, in Stacyville, Mitchell, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Stacyville, Mitchell, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Mitchell, Mitchell, Iowa, United States in 1925. He died on 29 February 1956, in Mitchell, Iowa, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Meyer, Mitchell, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Theodor Hemann
Elisabeth Steiger
Marriage: 17 January 1888
Mary Huemann
Mary Hemann
Katherine Hemann
Regina Hemann
Pauline Huemann
William Hemann
Anna Margretta Hemann
Monica E Hemman
Carl Jacob Huemann
Joe J Hemann

Spouse & Children

17 January 1888
Stacyville, Mitchell, Iowa, United States


+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Peter Huemann


  • Christiana Zerwas




  • Male1863–1956Male

  • Female1865–1945Female

  • William Peter HUEMANN


  • Peter Joseph Huemann


  • Mathias Huemann


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 4

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 27

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

North German: variant of Hamann .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Peter Heman in household of Joseph Heman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Peter T Hemann, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Peter T Hermann, "United States Census, 1900"

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