John Stauffer

12 November 1903–27 October 1998 (Age 95)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of John

When John Stauffer was born on 12 November 1903, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Albert John Stauffer, was 30 and his mother, Rose Louisa Desponds, was 27. He married Olive Rinderknecht on 23 October 1929, in Cache, Utah, United States. He died on 27 October 1998, at the age of 94.

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John Stauffer
Olive Rinderknecht
Marriage: 23 October 1929

Spouse and Children

23 October 1929
Cache, Utah, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1916 · The Logan Library

Age 13

The Logan Library was created to serve the fifty thousand citizens of Logan with the access of over two hundred thousand items for children, teens, students, and adults to check out and learn from. The library also provides several programs that are popular with the community. The library moved to its current location in 2009 and reached a milestone in items checked out in 2012, at over 1 million.

Age 26

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

South German:1. occupational name for a maker or seller of beakers or mugs, from an agent derivative of Middle High German stouf ‘beaker’, ‘stoup’. 2. habitational name for someone from any of the various minor places named with this word, for example Stauf, Staufen; the reference is to hills thought to resemble a beaker in shape.

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

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Story Highlight

"My Life History" by John Albert Stauffer

John Albert Stauffer was born June 13, 1873 in Bern, Switzerland. The son of Johann Stauffer and Susannah Meier. He lived on a farm in Switzerland. He had one brother named Fredrick and one sister nam …

Sources (3)

  • John Stanffer, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • John Stauffer in household of Albert Stauffer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Stauffer, "United States Census, 1930"

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