Margaretha Seitz

Brief Life History of Margaretha

When Margaretha Seitz was born on 8 July 1812, in Hößlinswart, Schorndorf, Württemberg, Germany, her father, Johann Georg Seitz, was 48 and her mother, Anna Maria Merkle, was 45. She married Johann Christian Kurz on 11 May 1836, in Buoch, Waiblingen, Württemberg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Buoch, Waiblingen, Württemberg, Germany in 1812. She died on 24 January 1856, in Hößlinswart, Schorndorf, Württemberg, Germany, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Johann Christian Kurz
Margaretha Seitz
Marriage: 11 May 1836
Mattheus Kurz
Johann Christian Kurz
Johannes Kurz
Rosine Friederike Kurz
Georg Michael Kurz
Johann Daniel Kurz
Wilhelmina Kurz
Karoline Kurz
Georg Michael Kurz
Gottlob Kurz
Gottlieb Wilhelm Kurz
Rosine Kurz

Sources (73)

  • Margaretha Seiz, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Margareta Kurz, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Margaretha in entry for Johann Daniel Kurz, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

World Events (3)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

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


The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

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

Name Meaning

South German (mainly Bavaria): from a shortened pet form of the personal name Seifried, a variant of Siegfried . Compare Sites .

German: possibly a variant of Seiss 1.

In some cases also a Germanized form of Slovenian Zajec or its variant Zajc, meaning ‘hare’ (informally also ‘rabbit’).

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

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