John Griesemer Deysher

Male13 December 1835–9 January 1913

Brief Life History of John Griesemer

When John Griesemer Deysher was born on 13 December 1835, in Oley Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johannes L. "John" Deysher Deisher, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Griesemer, was 31. He married Catharine Anna Barto on 25 January 1857, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 9 daughters. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 9 January 1913, in Oley Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Friedens Church Cemetery, Oley, Oley Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Griesemer Deysher
Catharine Anna Barto
Marriage: 25 January 1857
Cordelia Deysher
Andora B Deysher
Oscar B Deysher
Nathaniel B. Deisher
John Barto Deysher
Howard B Deysher
Ida B. Deysher
Fremont B Deisher
Edwina Barto Deysher
Charles Barto Deysher
Annie Barto Deysher
Infant Deysher
Clara B. Deysher
Catharine Deysher
Mamie Barto Deysher

Sources (21)

  • John Deysher, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Johannes Deisher, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • John Deysher, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 January 1857Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (15)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 1

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 11

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 28

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

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Deischer:

    from Deisch, a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with Old High German tac ‘day’.

    possibly a dialect variant of Deutscher .

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

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