Sophia Louise Luginbuehl

24 March 1857–16 April 1956 (Age 99)
Krattigen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Sophia Louise

When Sophia Louise Luginbuehl was born on 24 March 1857, in Krattigen, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Christian Luginbuehl, was 45 and her mother, Susanna Bischoff, was 40. She married Ira Joseph Adams on 19 February 1881, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Dalton, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Fullerton, Orange, California, United States in 1940. She died on 16 April 1956, in Orange, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Ira Joseph Adams
Sophia Louise Luginbuehl
Marriage: 19 February 1881
Infant Adams
Blanche Berniece Adams
Jay Gail Adams
Vern Luginbuhl Adams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 February 1881Wayne, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 3
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 29
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    South German (Luginbühl): topographic name from Middle High German luogen ‘to watch or (lie in) wait’ + bühel ‘hillock’.

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Sophia L Lugenbuhl in entry for Jay G Adams, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Sophia Luginbuhl in household of John Luginbuhl, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Sophia Luginbuhl, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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