BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

36th year  -  N° 206                 Sunday, 25 July 2021         Antwerpen		
Bleu, Bleu, l'Amour est Bleu
Bigamist and multiple murderer
Johann Otto Hoch
born as John Schmidt
aka The Bluebeard Murderer


  • 5 August 1895 (x) marries Mrs. Maria Steimbucher as Jacob Hoch in Chicago, United States.

  • 22 September 1896 (x) marries widow Barbara Brossett of San Francisco as Schmitt in Chicago, United States.

  • 16 January 1898 (x) marries Mrs. Winnie Westphal as William Frederick Bessing in Jersey City, United States.

  • 12 December 1900 (x) marries Amelia Hohn as John Healy in Chicago, United States.

  • 8 April 1902 (x) marries Mrs Mary Becker of St Louis in Chicago, United States.

  • 2 January 1904 (x) marries Mrs Anna Hendrickson as John Jacob Adolf Schmidt in Hammond, United States.

  • 8 October 1904 (x) marries Bertha Dolder as Leo Prager in Chicago, United States.

  • 20 October 1904 (x) marries Caroline Streicher as John Schmidt in Philadelphia, United States.

  • 10 December 1904 (x) marries Marie Walcker in Chicago, United States.

  • 30 January 1905 (x) is arrested in Chicago, United States.

  • 23 February 1906 (-) is executed by hanging in Chicago, United States.


  • More info on Wikipedia