Daniel Frederick Lau

24 August 1832–6 February 1914 (Age 81)
Schwaan, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany

The Life Summary of Daniel Frederick

When Daniel Frederick Lau was born on 24 August 1832, in Schwaan, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany, his father, Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Lau, was 33 and his mother, Sophia Maria Lucia Gaetke, was 24. He married Anna Christina Ganseberg on 28 August 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1854 and lived in Soda Springs, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Soda Springs, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 6 February 1914, in Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Frederick Lau
Dorothea Elizabeth Zollinger
Marriage: 28 March 1863
Louise Dorothy Lau
Daniel Joseph Lau
Dorothy Barbara Lau
Joseph Ernest Lau
Hyrum Moroni Lau
Anna Elizabeth Lau
Rosetta Matilda Lau
Ernest Arthur Lau
Minnie Lucinda Lau
Emma Dorothy Lau
Arthur Frederick Lau
Clarence Henry Lau

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  • Marriage
    28 March 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German
    Age 20
    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
    Age 31
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Wai, Wing, Kam, Kwok, Ming, Chi, Yuk, Chun, Kin, Ching, Kwan, Man.German: nickname for a physically strong person, from Middle High German louwe, lauwe ‘lion’. In some cases the surname may have been a topographic or habitational name referring to a house or inn distinguished by the sign of a lion. Compare Lowe .German: topographic name for someone living in a bush-covered area or clearing, Middle Low German lo, loch, lage, Middle High German .

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

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    Sources (41)

    • Daniel Low, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Daniel F Lau in entry for John Dirmick and Dorothea E Lau, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"
    • Frederick Lau in entry for Anna Lau Dimick, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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