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
1832–1914
Dorothea Elizabeth Zollinger
1841–1925
Marriage: 28 March 1863
Louise Dorothy Lau
1865–1946
Daniel Joseph Lau
1866–1940
Dorothy Barbara Lau
1867–1867
Joseph Ernest Lau
1869–1951
Hyrum Moroni Lau
1870–1927
Anna Elizabeth Lau
1872–1960
Rosetta Matilda Lau
1874–1968
Ernest Arthur Lau
1875–1891
Minnie Lucinda Lau
1877–1967
Emma Dorothy Lau
1879–1939
Arthur Frederick Lau
1882–1953
Clarence Henry Lau
1886–1891

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 March 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    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.
    1863
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Laue
    Lowe
    Laumann
    Lohn

    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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