Christian Stauffer III

7 January 1827–7 August 1890 (Age 63)
Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Christian

When Christian Stauffer III was born on 7 January 1827, in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Christian Stauffer II, was 23 and his mother, Maria Moser, was 19. He married Anna Gugger in 1854, in Röthenbach im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1860 and lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 7 August 1890, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Stauffer III
1827–1890
Anna Gugger
1834–1908
Marriage: 1854
Anna Stauffer
1854–1860
Ulrich Stauffer
1856–1860
Anna Elisabeth Stauffer
1858–1860
Christian Stauffer
1859–1860
Frederick Stauffer
1862–1949
Anna Mary Stauffer
1863–1864
John Brigham Stauffer
1865–1891
Joseph Lawrence Stauffer
1866–1899
Hyrum Stauffer
1868–1936
Samuel Jacob Stauffer
1869–1937
Susanna Catherine Stauffer
1871–1872
Sarah Elizabeth Stauffer
1873–1878
George Stauffer
1874–1878
Percinda Louise Stauffer
1877–1950

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1854Röthenbach im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 3
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    1846
    Age 19
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    South German:occupational name for a maker or seller of beakers or mugs, from an agent derivative of Middle High German stouf ‘beaker, stoup’.habitational name for someone from any of various minor places called with this word, for example Stauf, Staufen; the reference is to hills thought to resemble a beaker in shape. Compare Stouffer .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Stauff
    Stouffer
    Staufer

    Sources (38)

    • Christian Stauffer in entry for Prescendia Louise Clyde, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Christian Stoffer, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Christian Stauffer in entry for Frederick Stauffer, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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