Frederick Barfuss

18 August 1879–14 October 1958 (Age 79)
Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Frederick

When Frederick Barfuss was born on 18 August 1879, in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Friedrich Horisberger, was 54 and his mother, Elisabeth Bärfuss, was 35. He married Rosa Spring on 2 June 1911, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to World in 1908 and lived in Election District 5, Laramie, Wyoming, United States in 1940. He died on 14 October 1958, in Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Bern, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Frederick Barfuss
Rosa Spring
Marriage: 2 June 1911
Belva Elizabeth Barfuss
Roxy Barfuss
Floyd Spring Barfuss
Emer Frederick Barfuss

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 June 1911Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.
    Age 15
    The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 21
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Manfred.German: nickname for someone who was in the habit of going unshod, from Middle High German bar ‘bare, naked’ + vuoz ‘foot’, or perhaps for a member of the monastic order of the Barefoot Monks.

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

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    Sources (27)

    • Fredrick Barfuss, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Frederick Barfuss, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Frederick Barfuss, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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