Johannes Friedrich Gartmann

30 April 1820–18 February 1900 (Age 79)
Baden, Germany

The Life of Johannes Friedrich

When Johannes Friedrich Gartmann was born on 30 April 1820, in Baden, Germany, his father, Jacob Friederich Gartmann, was 40 and his mother, Elisabetha Scheurerin, was 34. He married Catherine Schenk on 10 May 1850, in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Obergimpern, Sinsheim, Baden, Germany in 1820 and Freedom Township, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States in 1880. He died on 18 February 1900, at the age of 79, and was buried in Scio, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Friedrich Gartmann
1820–1900
Catherine Schenk
1819–1881
Marriage: 10 May 1850
Blandina Elisabeth Gartmann
1851–1934
Catherine Gartmann
1853–1875
Regina Gartman
1855–1926
Marie Gartmann
1859–1936
Jacob F Gartmann
1860–1951
Pauline P. Gartmann
1864–1954

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 May 1850
Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States
children

(6)

    Blandina Elisabeth Gartmann

    Female1851–1934Female

    Catherine Gartmann

    Female1853–1875Female

    Regina Gartman

    Female1855–1926Female

    Female1859–1936Female

    Male1860–1951Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Friederich Gartmann

    Male1780–Male

    Elisabetha Scheurerin

    Female1785–1850Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1837

Age 17

Michigan is the 26th state.
1846

Age 26

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 North German and Danish: variant of Hart 1.2 German: from a Germanic compound personal name composed of the elements hard ‘hard’, ‘strong’ + man ‘man’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Hartman .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Gartmann, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Graham in entry for Jacob Graham and Carolina Hennug, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • John Graham in entry for Jacob Graham and Carolina Henning, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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