JOHANN GEORG KAUFFMANN
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THE STORY AS I KNOW IT.
Johann Georg Kauffmann was born circa 1715 probably in Bissingen
Wurttenberg Germany. His father was listed in the Bissingen an der Teck church records
at time of his marriage as Caspar
Kauffmann, FHL film
dates 1612-1774. I have a copy of the original, and I
don't see Caspar, but an edge is cut off.
The families had lived in this small town for hundreds of years. In the area around Stuttgart, there are 3 towns that could fit the name "Bissingen". They are Bissingen, Bisingen, and Bissingen an der Teck. After a careful study of the 1930's document we believe it is the Bissingen an der Teck. This village is south east of Stuttgart
The LDS library has a
microfilm of the Lutheran
church in Bissingen.
All the information here comes from this document. Reading the old
German scrip is a challenge. We can scan the piece so you can attempt
to see it also. Just click under Contact Us with the request. One
wonderful form has the family record. It includes the birth and death
date of the bride and groom, their parents, and all their children with
birth , confirmation and death. There is also a Compliation of Church Records -Western
European It is searchable by name and it is all printed out for
you. My copies of the original church records concurs with the
CD. It is put out by LDS.
|from Family History Library Film 1055842, Marriages 1774 - 1900 &
Film 1055840 Births in Bissingen an der Teck, Wuerttenberg Lutheran
Jan 27, 1739 Johann Georg Kaufmann married Anna Catharina Walz
Their children were
Cyriacus Kauffman wed March 1773, can't read brides name. but he is listed as son of Georg Kauffmann He is not on the LDS CD but his birthdate would be right.
also, it is a long time from a wedding in 1739 and the birth of the first child on the CD list, so I think there are some not recorded.
On the LDS CD with father Johann
George and mother Anna
1. Johann Cunrad Kauffmann, born 1748, wed Anna Margretha Goelz
2. Anna Catharina Kauffmann, born 1750
3. Johann Georg Kaufmann Jr.born 1752, died Oct 15, 1824. He wed Maria Barbra Holpp.
4. Anna MariaKauffmann, born 1754
5. Anna Maria Kauffmann, born 1765 No death records are included in the Kauffmann material, but this certainly implies that the first Anna Maria died. It is a long gap between births in the days of no birth control.
It is not known when either Johann
Georg or his wife Anna
If you know the answer please CONTACT US
1. When did he die?
2. Were there other children?
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