Arvest Matzen

2 July 1756–
Föhr, Südtondern, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Arvest

When Arvest Matzen was born on 2 July 1756, in Föhr, Südtondern, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, his father, Matz Matzen, was 36 and his mother, Marret Arfsten, was 30.

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Matz Matzen
Marret Arfsten
Matz Matzen
Arvest Matzen
Jung Rörd Matzen
Antje Matzen
Sohn Matzen

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World Events (4)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 57

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.

Age 58

The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.
1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 96

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

Name Meaning

1 North German: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Matthäus or Matthias ( see Matthew ).2 German and Dutch: habitational name from Matzen in the Eifel region.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Arvest Matzen, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Geschlechterreihen St. Laurentii-Föhr

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