Johann Stephan Jost

Male6 August 1791–17 September 1854

Brief Life History of Johann Stephan

When Johann Stephan Jost was born on 6 August 1791, in Busenborn, Schotten, People's State of Hesse, Germany, his father, Johann Jost, was 29 and his mother, Anna Kunigunde Girnhard, was 31. He married Catharine Schmidt on 20 October 1820, in Breungeshain, Schotten, People's State of Hesse, Germany. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 17 September 1854, in Breungeshain, Schotten, People's State of Hesse, Germany, at the age of 63, and was buried in Breungeshain, Schotten, People's State of Hesse, Germany.

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Johann Stephan Jost
Catharine Schmidt
Marriage: 20 October 1820
Catharina Jost
Anna Maria Jost
Johann Heinrich Jost
Johannes Jost

Sources (12)

  • Image of birth and baptism record for Johann Heinrich Jost b1824
  • Johannes Jost in the Hesse, Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1661-1957
  • Hesse, Germany, Deaths, 1851-1955 for Anna Maria Jost b 1822

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1820Breungeshain, Schotten, People's State of Hesse, Germany
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (3)

    1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

    Age 22

    On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.


    Age 23

    The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

    Age 61

    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Gerhard, Hans, Aloys, Erna, Erwin, Hans Peter, Heinz, Inge, Jurgen, Mathias, Reinhart.

    German (also Jöst) and Dutch: from a personal name, a derivative of Old French Josse, from Breton Iodoc, Latinized as Jodocus (see Joyce ). It can also be from the personal name Just , Latin Justus. The surname Jost is also found in Poland and Slovenia (compare with the form Jošt below).

    Slovenian and Czech (Jošt): from a personal name derived from German Jost and this one from Jodocus, the Latinized name of a Christian saint (see Joyce , compare 1 above).

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

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