Laurent Stampfler (1825 - 1890) MP

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Birthdate:
Birthplace: Alsace, France
Death: Died in Charlotte, MI, USA
Cause of death: Wagon hit by train
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About Laurent Stampfler

Laurent "Lorenzo" Stampfler (15 Aug 1825 - 11 Feb 1890) was born in Alsace-Lorraine, immigrated to the United States with or soon after his brother. He enlisted in Co M, Second Michigan Calvary in 1861(needs verification). He was killed when the wagon he was driving went out of control. The newspaper story states "his brains were dashed about the roadway".

Parents: Jean Stampfler (30 Aug 1783 - unknown) and Barbe BAUR.

Marriage: Marie TROXLER (unknown - 11 Jun 1890) on or around 15 Nov 1858 (source #1)

Children:

  1. Mary C "Mae" STAMPFLER (30/31 May 1870/1871) who never married.
  2. Josephine Rose STAMPFLER (10 Jul 1871 - 25 Oct 1893) married her first cousin Charles S Stampfler (28 Nov 1869 - 26 Dec 1938) on 15 Nov 1893.

Living in City of Battle Creek Michigan in 1869-1879 (source #2)

Sources

  1. Transcription from French/German/Latin marriage document from the Stampfler family bible as transcribed by Carolyn Cook of Otsego, MI in 1992
  2. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/micounty/BAD0866.0001.001/316?rgn=pages;view=image;q1=calhoun+county;op2=and;q2=stampfler
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Lorenzo Stampfler (USA) 2nd MI Cavalry's Timeline

1825
August 15, 1825
Alsace, France
1870
May 30, 1870
Age 44
Charlotte, MI, USA
1871
July 10, 1871
Age 45
Charlotte, MI, USA
1890
February 11, 1890
Age 64
Charlotte, MI, USA
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