Ulrich Auer

22 July 1840–28 October 1925 (Age 85)
Sennwald, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Ulrich

When Ulrich Auer was born on 22 July 1840, in Sennwald, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, his father, Jacob Auer, was 30 and his mother, Anna Elisabeth Dietrich, was 26. He married Mary Jane Cutcliffe on 18 February 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 28 October 1925, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ulrich Auer
Mary Jane Cutcliffe
Marriage: 18 February 1873
Mary Jane Cutcliffe Auer
Auer ;[Twin]
Stillborn Cutcliffe
Louisa Cutcliffe Auer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 February 1873Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 8
    New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Alois, Hans, Erwin, Matthias, Siegfried, Bernd, Bernhard, Erna, Franz, Fritz, Hermann, Horst.German (mainly Bavaria): topographic name for someone living by a water meadow, German Au, or a habitational name for someone from a place called Au or Aue (see Au and Aue ). This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine), Czechia, and Slovenia.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Life Sketch of Ulrich Auer, a Pioneer of 1860 -- Second husband to Mary Jane Cutcliffe Spencer

    By: Claudia Spencer Sadler Ulrich Auer was born 22 July 1840 in Eichberg, Switzerland. When 19 years old, he joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and with his parents, a brother and …

    Sources (26)

    • Ulrich Auer, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Ulrich Anen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Ulrich Auer in entry for Reguea Botmer Auer, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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