Joseph John Abegg

1897–1989 (Age 91)
Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States

The Life of Joseph John

When Joseph John Abegg was born on 16 December 1897, in Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, his father, Edward Abegg, was 46 and his mother, Rosa Katharina Froehlin, was 35. He married Alvina L. Hoffman on 5 May 1924, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Belleville Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States for about 40 years. He died on 4 March 1989, in Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States.

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Joseph John Abegg
Alvina L. Hoffman
Marriage: 5 May 1924
Gordon J. Abegg
Allen Gene Abegg
Paul Edward Abegg

Spouse & Children

5 May 1924
Cook, Illinois, United States


  • Male1932–2013Male

  • Allen Gene Abegg


  • Paul Edward Abegg


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 13

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived near the corner of a mountain, from German ab- ‘off’ + Egg, dialect form of Eck(e) ‘promontory’, ‘corner’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Abbegg in household of Edward Abbegg, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph Abbegg in household of Edward Abbegg, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph Abegg, "United States Census, 1930"

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