Matthias Dommer

Brief Life History of Matthias

When Matthias Dommer was born on 26 April 1839, in Rottenacker, Ehingen, Württemberg, Germany, his father, Johann Georg Dommer, was 35 and his mother, Dorothea Greiner, was 30. He married Margarethe Braungardt on 24 November 1864, in Rottenacker, Ehingen, Württemberg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Davis, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Marion Township, Davis, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 September 1918, in Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Ottumwa Junction, Center Township, Wapello, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Matthias Dommer
1839–1918
Margarethe Braungardt
1841–1924
Marriage: 24 November 1864
Mathias Dommer
1863–1945
Michael Dommer
1865–1952
Johann Georg Dommer
1866–1866
Christopher Dommer
1867–
Christine Dommer
1868–1936
Dorothea Dommer
1869–1964
Peter Dommer
1871–1958
Anna Dommer
1872–1942
Ann Marie Dommer
1873–1955
Stephan Dommer
1875–1876
Katharine Dommer
1877–1956
Barbara Susana Dommer
1878–1961
Margaretha
1880–1880
Margaret Dommer
1881–1963

Sources (79)

  • Mathis Domer, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Matthias Dommer, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Matthias Dommer, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

World Events (8)

1843

Historical Boundaries: 1843: Davis, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Davis, Iowa, United States

1843

Historical Boundaries: 1843: Wapello, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Wapello, Iowa, United States

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jarl.

German:

from an ancient Germanic personal name derived from an element cognate with Gothic doms, Old High German tuom ‘judgement, justice, power’.

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

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