Verena Fischer

15 August 1828–29 April 1916 (Age 87)
Weiningen, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Verena

When Verena Fischer was born on 15 August 1828, in Weiningen, Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Johan Jakob Fischer, was 40 and her mother, Anna Barbara Schaufelberger, was 27. She married Peter Hofheintz on 26 November 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Franklin, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Preston, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1900. She died on 29 April 1916, in Whitney, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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George Foster
Verena Fischer
Marriage: 30 November 1858
Anna Barbara Foster
Verena Foster
George Henry Foster
George Benjamin Foster
Louise Foster
Josephine Foster

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  • Marriage
    30 November 1858Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 19
    Earliest grave seen in memorial list
    Age 32
    Historical Boundaries 1860: Washington Territory, United States 1861: Shoshone, Washington Territory, United States 1861: Idaho, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Owyee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Oneida, Idaho, United States 1913: Franklin, Idaho, United States

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Erwin, Gerhard, Helmut, Fritz, Klaus, Horst, Dieter, Franz, Ernst.German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, from Middle High German visch, German Fisch ‘fish’ + the agent suffix -er. This form of the surname is also established in some other parts of Europe, notably in France (Alsace and Lorraine), Hungary, and the Netherlands. In Poland, Czechia, Croatia, and Slovenia it is (also) established in the Slavicized forms Fiszer (Polish) and Fišer (see Fiser ). Compare Fisher .Scottish: variant of Fisher .

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

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    History of Verena Fischer Foster

    History of Verena Fischer Foster Compiled by George G. Foster Verena Fischer was born Aug 17, 1828, in Weiningen, Zurich, Switzerland to Jakob and Anna Barbara Schaufelberger Fischer. She was the …

    Sources (29)

    • Verena Fisher in entry for Verena Foster Wright, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • France Foster in household of George Foster, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Verena Foster, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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