Johann Georg Staeheli

6 February 1825–23 April 1881 (Age 56)
Amriswil, Thurgau, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Johann Georg

When Johann Georg Staeheli was born on 6 February 1825, in Amriswil, Thurgau, Switzerland, his father, Johannes Staeheli, was 34 and his mother, Elisabeth Thalmann, was 22. He married Sophia Barbara Haeberli on 17 June 1849, in Amriswil, Thurgau, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 23 April 1881, in Santa Clara, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Santa Clara City Cemetery, Santa Clara, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johann Georg Staeheli
1825–1881
Sophia Barbara Haeberli
1826–1862
Marriage: 17 June 1849
Wilhelmina Staheli
1849–1915
Jacob Staheli
1850–1851
Elizabeth Stäheli
1851–1939
Johann George Staheli Jr.
1854–1934
Maria Mary Staheli
1855–1936
John Johannes Staheli
1857–1942
Sophia Staeheli
1859–1861
Barbara Staheli
1861–1943

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1849Amriswil, Thurgau, Switzerland
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    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 5
    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 21
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Swiss German (Stäheli): see Staheli .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Staheli

    Story Highlight

    Stories from the life of George Johann Staheli

    In the Sunday morning meeting of the October 1861 general conference, George A. Smith stood at the pulpit and read, without advance to anyone, the 309 names of those who had been selected to relocate …

    Sources (81)

    • George Stahely, "United States Census, 1880"
    • George Staheli in entry for George Staheli, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Georg Staeheli in birth of Georg Staeheli, 'Switzerland, Baptisms, 1491-1940' on MyHeritage

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