Johanna Catharina Fanny Glaser

20 May 1882–16 December 1954 (Age 72)
Spiesen-Elversberg, Ottweiler, Saarland, Germany

The Life of Johanna Catharina Fanny

Johanna Catharina Fanny Glaser was born on 20 May 1882, in Spiesen-Elversberg, Ottweiler, Saarland, Germany as the daughter of Jacob Friedrich Glaser and Margaretha Hausler. She married Peter Hochstrasser on 20 May 1905, in Spiesen-Elversberg, Ottweiler, Saarland, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 16 December 1954, in Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Peter Hochstrasser
Johanna Catharina Fanny Glaser
Marriage: 20 May 1905
Johanna Hochstrasser
Ernst Hochstrasser
Martha Charlotte Hochstrasser

Spouse and Children

20 May 1905
Spiesen-Elversberg, Ottweiler, Saarland, Germany


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Friedrich Glaser


    Margaretha Hausler




World Events (7)


Age 8

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 32

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 32

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

1 German and Swiss German (also Gläser): occupational name for a glass blower or glazier, from an agent derivative of Middle High German glas ‘glass’. This name is widespread throughout central Europe.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a glass blower or glazier, from the German word Glaser.

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

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