Peter Lauer

Male28 January 1816–30 March 1817

Brief Life History of Peter

When Peter Lauer was born on 28 January 1816, in Ober Beerbach, Kreis Bensheim, Grand Duchy of Hesse, Germany, his father, Johann Peter Lauer, was 43 and his mother, Katharina Barbara Keller, was 31. He died on 30 March 1817, in his hometown, at the age of 1.

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Johann Peter Lauer
Katharina Barbara Keller
Johann Adam Lauer
Eva Elisabetha Lauer
Maria Barbara Lauer
Margaretha Barbara Lauer
Elisabetha Barbara Lauer
Peter Lauer
Johann Adam Lauer

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    Name Meaning

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German lūre, German Lauer ‘crafty or cunning person, cheat’ (apparently originally ‘one with narrowed eyes’). This surname is also found in France (mainly Lorraine, also Alsace).

    German: occupational name for a tanner, Middle High German lōwer, from ‘tannin’, which is extracted from the bark of trees.

    South German: habitational name from Lauer in Franconia, named from the stream on which it stands.

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

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