Joseph Vondran

1829–
Struth, Eichsfeld, Thüringen, Germany

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Vondran was born on 3 April 1829, in Struth, Eichsfeld, Thüringen, Germany, his father, Joannes Balthasar Vondran, was 44 and his mother, Maria Elisabeth Richter, was 34. He married Mary Anna Brandt on 26 December 1860, in Grant, Grant, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Vondran
1829–
Mary Anna Brandt
1842–1910
Marriage: 26 December 1860
Christina Vondrum
1861–1935
Margaret Vondrum
1868–
Charles Joseph "Charlie" Vondrum
1864–1952
John Vondrum
1870–
Josephine C Vondrum
1872–1920
Mary A Vondrum
1874–1963
Regina A Vondrum
1876–1963
Andrew Vondrum
1880–1964
Joseph Chris Vondrum
1885–1965

Spouse & Children

  • Male1829–Male

  • Mary Anna Brandt

    Female1842–1910Female

MARRIAGE
26 December 1860
Grant, Grant, Wisconsin, United States
children

(9)

  • Christina Vondrum

    Female1861–1935Female

  • Male1864–1952Male

  • Margaret Vondrum

    Female1868–Female

  • Male1870–Male

  • Josephine C Vondrum

    Female1872–1920Female

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Joannes Balthasar Vondran

    Male1784–1844Male

  • Maria Elisabeth Richter

    Female1795–1856Female

siblings

(4)

  • Maria Catharina Vondran

    Female1820–1824Female

  • Johann Georg Vondran

    Male1823–1851Male

  • Anna Catharina Vondran

    Female1826–1858Female

  • Male1829–Male

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

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.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 25

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1863

Age 34

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): Germanized form of a Slavic, possibly Sorbian, form of Latin Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Vondram, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph Vondrumn in entry for Christina Richard, "Iowa, Death Records, 1921-1940"
  • Joseph Vontram in entry for Charly Vontram and Maria Helena Lange, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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