Carl Heinrich Weist

31 October 1837–27 October 1901 (Age 63)
Johnsdorf, Schönau, Liegnitz, Silesia, Prussia, Germany

The Life Summary of Carl Heinrich

When Carl Heinrich Weist was born on 31 October 1837, in Johnsdorf, Schönau, Liegnitz, Silesia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Gottlieb Reiman Weist, was 27 and his mother, Johanne Bethe Ruffer, was 32. He married Ernestine Matilda Bluemel on 8 November 1864, in Silesia, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Vernal Utah Temple, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 27 October 1901, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Maeser, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl Heinrich Weist
Ernestine Matilda Bluemel
Marriage: 8 November 1864
Ernest Henry August Weist
Ernest Henry Weist
Caroline Augustine Weist
Carl Henry Weist
Charles Oswald Weist
Edward W Weist
John William Weist

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  • Marriage
    8 November 1864Silesia, Prussia, Germany
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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German
    Age 15
    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    German (Silesia): probably a nickname from Middle High German wīsot, wīset ‘gift or obligatory payment (in kind) on certain holidays to a bride, church, or the overlord’.German (Saxony-Anhalt): topographic name from the field name Weist, probably from Weidicht ‘property, land with willows’.

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

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    Carl Heinrich Weist (31 October 1837 – 27 October 1901)

    LDS covert and immigrant from Johnsdorf, Bautzen, Sachsen, Germany Father: Gottleib Weist Mother: Johanne Bettie Ruffer Weist Spouse: Ernestine Matilda Bluemmel Weist Child: Caroline Weist Johnson …

    Sources (8)

    • Henry Weist, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Henry Weist in entry for John W Weist, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Carl Henry Weist in entry for Caroline Weist Johnson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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