August Baumann

Male2 August 1869–17 June 1922

Brief Life History of August

When August Baumann was born on 2 August 1869, in Illinois, United States, his father, August Baumann, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Knoblauch, was 25. He lived in Pike Township, Livingston, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Meadowlands, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States in 1920. He died on 17 June 1922, in St. Louis, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Chenoa, McLean, Illinois, United States.

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August Baumann
Elizabeth Knoblauch
Michael Baumann
August Baumann
Catharine Baumann
Mary Ann Bauman
John Baumann
David Baumann

Sources (3)

  • August Bauman in household of H G Larsen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • August Bauman, "Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002"
  • August Bauman in household of August Bauman, "United States Census, 1880"

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.


Age 2

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 15

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Erwin, Otto, Gerhard, Ernst, Heinz, Guenter, Armin, Dieter, Erna, Friedrich.

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): status name for a peasant or a nickname meaning ‘neighbor, fellow citizen’, from Middle High German būman, German Baumann ‘peasant’ (see Bauer ). This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine), the Netherlands, Denmark, Poland, and some other European countries. Compare Bauman and Bowman .

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

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