Herman Joseph Grether

6 December 1856–17 May 1932 (Age 75)
Dossenbach, Bezirksamt Schopfheim, Kreis Lörrach, Baden, German Empire

The Life Summary of Herman Joseph

When Herman Joseph Grether was born on 6 December 1856, in Dossenbach, Bezirksamt Schopfheim, Kreis Lörrach, Baden, German Empire, his father, Johannes Grether, was 28 and his mother, Anna Katharina Struebin, was 21. He married Elizabetha E Looser on 14 August 1879, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 17 May 1932, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herman Joseph Grether
Anna Schulthess
Marriage: 4 June 1884
David Arnold Grether
Annie Grether
Louise Grether
Jacob Alma Grether
Henry Moroni Grether
George Nephi Grether
John Wilford Grether
Margaret Grether
Leone May Grether
Rudger Orson Grether

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 June 1884Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 7
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 20
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Heinz, Dieter, Traute.Swiss German and German: variant of Gräter (see Graeter ).South German: from the female personal name Grete, from Margaretha (see Margaret ).

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

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    Sources (57)

    • Herm Grether in entry for Grether, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Herman Grether, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Hermann Strubin, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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