Johann Peter Giesenfeld

15 January 1869–4 October 1953 (Age 84)
Bockum

The Life of Johann Peter

When Johann Peter Giesenfeld was born on 15 January 1869, his father, Caspar Theodor Giesenfeld, was 33 and his mother, Helena Busch, was 33. He lived in Bockum, Düsseldorf, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany in 1869. He died on 4 October 1953, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Caspar Theodor Giesenfeld
1836–
Helena Busch
1835–
Elisabeth Giesenfeld
1863–
Eva Agnes
1864–
Gertrud Giesenfeld
1867–
Johann Peter Giesenfeld
1869–1953
Heinrich Hubert Giesenfeld
1870–
Peter Theodor Giesenfeld
1871–
Johann Heinrich Giesenfeld
1873–
Helena Giesenfeld
1874–
Johann Wilhelm Giesenfeld
1875–

Parents and Siblings

    Caspar Theodor Giesenfeld

    Male1836–Male

    Helena Busch

    Female1835–Female

siblings

(9)

    Elisabeth Giesenfeld

    Female1863–Female

    Eva Agnes

    Female1864–Female

    Gertrud Giesenfeld

    Female1867–Female

    Male1869–1953Male

    Heinrich Hubert Giesenfeld

    Male1870–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (3)

1890

Age 21

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1914

Age 45

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 45

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

1 German: topographic name from Middle High German wise ‘meadow’ + vëlt ‘open country’, or a habitational name from any of various places named Wiesenfeld.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Wiesen ‘meadow’ + Feld ‘field’.

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

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  • Johann Peter Giesenfeld, "Deutschland Geburten und Taufen, 1558-1898"

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