John Johannes Staheli

28 May 1857–25 December 1942 (Age 85)
Amriswil, Thurgau, Switzerland

The Life Summary of John Johannes

When John Johannes Staheli was born on 28 May 1857, in Amriswil, Thurgau, Switzerland, his father, Johann Georg Staeheli, was 32 and his mother, Sophia Barbara Haeberli, was 31. He married Barbara Tobler on 18 January 1882, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States for about 5 years and St. George Election Precinct, Washington, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 25 December 1942, in Enterprise, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Enterprise City Cemetery, Enterprise, Washington, Utah, United States.

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John Johannes Staheli
Barbara Tobler
Marriage: 18 January 1882
John Henry Staheli
George Jacob Staheli
Ida Barbara Staheli
William Charles Staheli
Franklin Staheli
Clarence Staheli
Jesse Leroy Staheli
Laura Sophia Staheli
Raymond Albert Staheli
Vilate Staheli
Lafayette Staheli

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1882St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1861 · St. George Founded
    Age 4
    On December 6,1861, St. George Utah was founded. How it got its name remains a mystery. Some claim it was supposedly named after George A. Smith who was an Apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the time. Those that went down were told to start cotton fields as it might be important with the American Civil War going on.
    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Otto.Swiss German (Stäheli): variant of Stähli (see Stahli ). Compare Staeheli .

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

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    Autobiography of John Staheli

    Autobiography of John Staheli I was born in Amerswile, Canton Thurgau, Switzerland, May 28, 1857. When I was four years old my parents George and Sophi Staheli, who had previously joined …

    Sources (67)

    • John Staheli in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • John Staheli, "United States Census, 1920"
    • John Staheli in entry for Lafayette Staheli and Grace Sullivan, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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