Louis Paul Joesting

1877–1951 (Age 74)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Louis Paul

When Louis Paul Joesting was born in 1877, in Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Ludwig Joesting, was 36 and his mother, Christina Paul, was 32. He married Julia Barth on 19 June 1901, in Madison, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States for about 40 years. He died in 1951, at the age of 74, and was buried in Alton Cemetery, Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Louis Paul Joesting
Julia Barth
Marriage: 19 June 1901
Ruth Joesting Montgomery

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World Events (8)

1877 · The First Workers Strike
Age 0
The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 4
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 21
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

name, of Germanic (Frankish) origin, from hlōd ‘fame’ + wīg ‘war’. It was very common in French royal and noble families. Louis I ( 778–840 ) was the son of Charlemagne, who ruled as both King of France and Holy Roman Emperor. Altogether, the name was borne by sixteen kings of France up to the French Revolution, in which Louis XVI perished. Louis XIV, ‘the Sun King’ ( 1638–1715 ), reigned for seventy-two years ( 1643–1715 ), presiding in the middle part of his reign over a period of unparalleled French power and prosperity. In modern times Louis is also found in the English-speaking world (usually pronounced ‘loo-ee’). In Britain the Anglicized form Lewis is rather more common, whereas in America the reverse is true.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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Sources (9)

  • Louis R Joesting, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Louis Joesting in household of Charles L Joesting, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Louis P Joesting, "United States Census, 1920"

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