Saturday, February 18, 2012

Surname Saturday : Deutsch

The DEUTSCH surname is in Corinne's maternal line.  The origins of the surname are Germanic.


Ahnentafel # 57 : Emilie Deutsch (1853-1896).  Emilie was born in 1853 in Germany.  She married Johannes Heinrich Wild (1851-1896) in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana.  Johannes was born September 15, 1851 in Laisa, Beidenkopf, Hessen-Darmstadt.  They had 8 children and lived in both Evansville, Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky.  Johannes died August 18, 1896 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.  Emilie died August 18, 1896 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.  This was a murder-suicide.


Ahnentafel # 114 : Johann Jacob Deutsch (1821-1863).  Johann was born December 11, 1821 in Klein Engersen, Saxony.  He married Doris Elisabeth Schutte (1827-1903) before 1848.  Doris was born 1827 in Klein Engersen, Saxony.  They had 4 children. They emigrated about July 1854 to New Orleans, Louisiana.  Doris died June 10, 1903 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana.  Johann was drafted into the Confederate Army, deserted and re-enlisted in Company D, 13th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry in the Union Army. He died 1863 of yellow fever and is buried in Locust Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana.


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