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
Anna Gugger
Marriage: 1854
Anna Stauffer
Ulrich Stauffer
Anna Elisabeth Stauffer
Christian Stauffer
Frederick Stauffer
Anna Mary Stauffer
John Brigham Stauffer
Joseph Lawrence Stauffer
Hyrum Stauffer
Samuel Jacob Stauffer
Susanna Catherine Stauffer
Sarah Elizabeth Stauffer
George Stauffer
Percinda Louise Stauffer

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

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    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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