Michael Werle

Brief Life History of Michael

When Michael Werle was born on 15 December 1826, in Mulhouse, Haut-Rhin, France, his father, Michael Werle, was 21 and his mother, Barbara Harr, was 21. He married Mary Rosalia Baumgarten on 16 February 1847, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 9 February 1874, in California, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Mokelumne Hill, Calaveras, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michael Werle
Mary Rosalia Baumgarten
Marriage: 16 February 1847
Charles Armand Werle
Estella E. Werle
William Werle
Mary A. Werle

Sources (8)

  • Mark Werle, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Michael Werle, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Michael Verle, "New York Marriages, 1686-1980"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1836 · Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe was made specifically right before Napoleon I victory in Austerlitz in 1806 and took 30 years to build. Sadly Napoleon I would not live to see the creation finished. It’s name means triumphal arch. Assassination attempts were made on both Charles De Gaulle and Jacques Chirac from this location. Even though its name means triumph it has seen many times where Germans triumphally marched under it after winning battles.


Revolution. Second Republic. First laws on labor, the press and education.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Dieter, Heiner, Heinz.

German: from a pet form of the personal name Werner .

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

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