Michael Herman Damasch

Male27 October 1861–13 March 1935

Brief Life History of Michael Herman

When Michael Herman Damasch was born on 27 October 1861, in Neu Buttkischken, Elchniederung, East Prussia, Prussia, Germany, his father, George Damasch, was 36 and his mother, Maria Petereit, was 27. He married Elizabeth Hampton on 15 February 1888, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Gridley, Butte, California, United States in 1910. He died on 13 March 1935, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michael Herman Damasch
Elizabeth Hampton
Marriage: 15 February 1888
Mary Elizabeth Herman
Hulda Althea Herman
Milton Abraham Herman
Zenobia Diana Herman
Julius Daniel Herman
Sylvester Homer Herman
Eugene Oliver Herman

Sources (36)

  • Albert Herman, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Michael Herman Dammasch, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Albert Herman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 February 1888Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries 1863: Idaho, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Idaho Territory, United States 1863: Owyee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho, Territory, United States 1875: Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bear Lake, Idaho, United States


    Age 3

    War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.


    Age 29

    Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

    Name Meaning

    Italian and Hispanic (mainly Philippines): from a medieval Christian personal name derived from the name of the city of Damascus, capital of Syria, and alluding to Saint Paul's conversion to Christianity on the road to this city (Acts 9: 1-9).

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

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