Balthasar (Baltiss) Baumann
30-Apr-1834, Switzerland


BALTHASAR (BALTISS) BAUMANN, born 30-Apr-1834 in Oberhallau, Schaffhausen, Switzerland;
son of Hans Jacob BAUMANN born 1802 & Margaretha RAHM born 1809;
died Nov-1894 in Marshallville, OH; buried 17-Nov-1894 in the Tuttle family plot, Maple Grove Cemetery, Marshallville (now Ravenna), OH.

Arrived 9-Dec-1882 at Philadelphia, PA, on the ship Vaderland from Antwerp, Belgium, traveling under manifest #21548 with his wife and three youngest daughters. Immigrated 10-Dec-1882, then settled in Marshallville, OH. Naturalized U.S. citizenship granted 10-Oct-1888 in Wayne County, OH.

Married 8-Dec-1859 in Oberhallau, SH, to Elisabetha GRAF;
born 14-Oct-1833 in Oberhallau, SH, Switzerland;
daughter of Adam GRAF born 1790 & Elizabeth SURBECK born 1790;
died 18-Jan-1912 in Marshallville, OH; buried 21-Jan-1912 in the Tuttle family plot, Maple Grove Cemetery, Ravenna, OH.

Children of Baltiss & Elizabeth:

  1. Margaretha Baumann, born 27-Sep-1860; married 1883 in OH to Henry Joseph BEYLER, 6 children; died 30-Jul-1905.
  2. Jacob Baumann, born 6-Dec-1861; married 1884 to Ida AIKMANN;
  3. Elizabeth Baumann, born 10-Apr-1863; died 26-May-1863.
  4. Anna Barbara Baumann, born 17-Jul-1864; died 10-Apr-1865.
  5. Lydia Baumann, born 21-Jul-1865; died 17-Nov-1865.
  6. (infant) Baumann, born & died 3-Jul-1866.
  7. Johannes Baumann, born 24-Aug-1867; died 11-Jul-1873.
  8. Gottlieb Baumann, born 12-Jan-1869; died 17-Feb-1881.
  9. Katharina Baumann, born 29-Jan-1870; immigrated Dec-1882;
    married 29-Nov-1893 to Charles Emerick RHOADS; died 3-Aug-1956.
  10. (son) Baumann, born & died 26-May-1871.
  11. Herman Baumann, born 9-Jul-1872; died 3-Feb-1881.
  12. Elizabeth Baumann, born 29-Jul-1873; immigrated Dec-1882;
    married (1) 1905 to John L. KERR; married (2) 1922 to J. M. SCHAAD;
    married (3) 1935 to Samuel J. KERR; died 22-Jun-1936.
  13. Martha Baumann, born 8-Oct-1876; immigrated Dec-1882;
    married 24-Jun-1903 to Arthur H. TUTTLE, 2 children; died 27-Apr-1957.


Balthasar Baumann
"Phot. Atelier von M. Hanser-Vocel
Frauengasse 537 Shaffhausen"
Balthasar (Baltis) Baumann
?c1880 in Schaffhausen
The Baumann House
c1890, Marshallville, OH


  • Personal experience and family records of John Bauman Tuttle, 1906-1989;
  • Certificate of Naturalization, Wayne County, OH, Probate Court, 10-Oct-1888;
  • Personal photograph album of Mrs. Martha Bauman Tuttle, 1876-1957;
  • "America Calls from Castle Walls", Cecelia Mae Beyler, 1957, Portland, OR;
    [the author is the daughter of Margaret (Baumann) Beyler]
  • GEDCOM file compiled from copies of Swiss vital records, received Aug-2000 from Frank A. Baumann, Jr., Allison Park, PA;
  • "Ortsfamilienbuch Oberhallau (1629-1820)", Genealswiss-Families research, Wilchingen;
  • "Ortsfamilienbuch Hallau (1629-1875)", Genealswiss-Families research, Wilchingen;
  • Information received on GenForum Aug-2002 from Martin Schuppisser-Bollinger,;

[This page last updated 27-Apr-2011]