Herman Frederick Wilhelm Babbel

Brief Life History of Herman Frederick Wilhelm

Find a Grave Memorial ID: 103719448; Son of August and Johanna Pulter Babbel. Married Margaret Krohnert on October 20, 1904. 2018-1: Hermann Babel. The Swiss-German Mission History shows him being called on an LDS mission and serving in the Königsberg Conference (District) on August 20, 1907. Source: Swiss German Mission History (1907), LR 8889 2, Church History Library; and Der Stern 39:271-2. Salt Lake City Cemetery Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA PLOT; PARK_42_61_1W

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Herman Frederick Wilhelm Babbel
Margaret Krohnert
Marriage: 20 October 1904
Elsie Augusta Babbel
Charlotta Dorothea Babbel
Herman August Babbel
John Smith Babbel

Sources (26)

  • Herman F Babbel, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Herman Frederick Babbel, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Herman Frederick Babbel, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

1896 · Utah becomes a state

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion

Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Eberhard, Gerda, Klaus, Otto.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German or Polish Babel ‘Babylon’ (which was named with the Assyrian elements bāb ‘gate’ + ilu ‘god’). The Jewish people were held in captivity in Babylon from 597 to about 538 BC , and the name was sometimes adopted with reference to being an oppressed minority in a foreign culture.

German: from a variant of the personal name Babo, a name developed from baby talk, also a pet form of Paul .

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

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