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John Peter Tatsch
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Birth: Jul. 26, 1822, Germany
Death: May 1, 1907
Fredericksburg
Gillespie County
Texas, USA

Son of Peter and Hanna Elizabeth Tatsch.

Husband of Maria Elizabeth Tatsch, a distant cousin. Married on January 26, 1847. John,Maria and their 2 children,a brother and sister-in-law, sailed to Texas in 1852.

John Peter was a Master Cabinetmaker; when he arrived in Fredericksburg, he began making furniture of local woods.

The home he built of stone with an interior stairway, a huge fireplace and chimney in one corner. The home is listed in the Historic American Buildings Survey of the United States Department of the Interior and its plans placed in the Library of Congress

Served as a Minute Ranger during the Civil War.

Charter member of Terry Post No. 64 of the Grand Army of the Republic, founded in 1892.

 
 
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 Children:
  Sophie Tatsch Klingelhoefer (1857 - 1949)*
  Richard Tatsch (1864 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Der Stadt Friedhof Cemetery
Fredericksburg
Gillespie County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: flgrl
Record added: Mar 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50215432
John Peter Tatsch
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