Johann Henrich Mertz

December 1675–24 June 1750 (Age 74)
Frankenhausen, Dieburg, Starkenburg, Hessen, Germany

The Life of Johann Henrich

When Johann Henrich Mertz was born in December 1675, in Frankenhausen, Dieburg, Starkenburg, Hessen, Germany, his father, Johann Konrad Marth Martz, was 35 and his mother, Catharina Klippel, was 30. He married Anna Margaretha Elisabetha Poth on 10 June 1704, in Ober Ramstadt, Darmstadt, Starkenburg, Hessen, Germany. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 24 June 1750, in his hometown, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Johann Henrich Mertz
1675–1750
Anna Margaretha Elisabetha Poth
1680–1746
Marriage: 10 June 1704
Elisabetha Margarethe Mertz
1706–
Johann Georg Mertz
1708–1788
Johann Heinrich Mertz
1708–1788
Marg Barbara Mertz
1711–1787
Anna Juliana Mertz
1712–
Anna Catharina Mertz
1714–
Anna Elisabeth Mertz
1716–
Johann Wendel Mertz
1718–1721
Johann Christoph Mertz
1720–1801
Johann Jost Mertz
1724–1764

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 June 1704
Ober Ramstadt, Darmstadt, Starkenburg, Hessen, Germany
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Female1671–1751Female

    Anna Maria Martz

    Female1672–1729Female

    Philipp Mertz

    Male1674–1675Male

    Male1675–1750Male

    Johann Jost Mertz

    Male1678–Male

+4 More Children

Name Meaning

German:1. (northern): patronymic from a form of the personal name Martin . 2. variant of Martz . This surname is also established in Poland, where it is now usually spelled Merc.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Johann Henrich Metzen in entry for Johann Philips Metzen, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Joh. Henrich Mertz in entry for Anna Catharina Mertz, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Henrich Mertz im Eintrag für Johannes Paul und Anna Elisabetha Mertz, „Deutschland Heiraten, 1558-1929“

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