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Joseph Ferdinand Guettner

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Joseph Ferdinand Guettner

Birth
Germany
Death
1 Oct 1879 (aged 61–62)
Poplar Springs, Roane County, Tennessee, USA
Burial
Poplar Springs, Roane County, Tennessee, USA Add to Map
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Death date is from estate documented in Roane County records(Estate Book H, Part II)as Oct 1, 1879.

(Birth dates are swapped on head stone)

J F Guettner’s birth date is thought to be 1817 per 1870 US Census and not 1811.



Guettner Family WEB Site

Joseph Ferdinand Guettner was from Sachsen Kgr Land in Bundesrepublik Saxony Kingdom State, Prussia. In 1871, Saxony joined the newly formed German Empire. He came to America with wife and son in ~1848.

Wikipedia - Prussia

Joseph Ferdinand Guettner lived in Chattanooga TN in 1854 when he purchased the Original Guettner Farm in Poplar Springs TN. Joseph Ferdinand Guettner purchased the Original Guettner Farm/Home Site of 161.5 Acres from W. M. Andrews for $325. Joseph Ferdinand Guettner occupation was a "Baker". He came to Roane County TN ~ 1858. He had a Bakery where the current Kingston Court House stands today (2013). Note: Land outside of towns averaged $0.50 to $4.00 per acre at that time ~1850. J F Guettner paid $2.00 per acre.

Joseph Ferdinand Guettner and wife Louisa T. Guettner are buried on the Original Guettner Farm, Poplar Springs, Roane County.

On right, see the deed (Book M, page 266 - Roane County)of the 1854 Original Guettner Farm in Poplar Springs TN. The property is still owned by the Guettner Family making it 160 (2014)years of ownership!

The Guettner Family

Death date is from estate documented in Roane County records(Estate Book H, Part II)as Oct 1, 1879.

(Birth dates are swapped on head stone)

J F Guettner’s birth date is thought to be 1817 per 1870 US Census and not 1811.



Guettner Family WEB Site

Joseph Ferdinand Guettner was from Sachsen Kgr Land in Bundesrepublik Saxony Kingdom State, Prussia. In 1871, Saxony joined the newly formed German Empire. He came to America with wife and son in ~1848.

Wikipedia - Prussia

Joseph Ferdinand Guettner lived in Chattanooga TN in 1854 when he purchased the Original Guettner Farm in Poplar Springs TN. Joseph Ferdinand Guettner purchased the Original Guettner Farm/Home Site of 161.5 Acres from W. M. Andrews for $325. Joseph Ferdinand Guettner occupation was a "Baker". He came to Roane County TN ~ 1858. He had a Bakery where the current Kingston Court House stands today (2013). Note: Land outside of towns averaged $0.50 to $4.00 per acre at that time ~1850. J F Guettner paid $2.00 per acre.

Joseph Ferdinand Guettner and wife Louisa T. Guettner are buried on the Original Guettner Farm, Poplar Springs, Roane County.

On right, see the deed (Book M, page 266 - Roane County)of the 1854 Original Guettner Farm in Poplar Springs TN. The property is still owned by the Guettner Family making it 160 (2014)years of ownership!

The Guettner Family


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Born in Prussia, Emigrated to America 1848, Date of Death Unknown.

(Shared stone with Louisa)



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