Johann Henrich Mertz

Brief Life History of Johann Henrich

When Johann Henrich Mertz was born on 12 December 1675, in Frankenhausen, Dieburg, Grand Duchy of Hesse, his father, Johann Konrad Marth Martz, was 36 and his mother, Catharina Klippel, was 30. He married Anna Margaretha Elisabetha Poth on 10 June 1704, in Ober Ramstadt, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 24 June 1750, in his hometown, at the age of 74, and was buried in Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Dryville, Rockland Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Johann Henrich Mertz
Anna Margaretha Elisabetha Poth
Marriage: 10 June 1704
Johann Peter Merz
Elisabetha Margarethe Mertz
Johann Georg Mertz
Johann Heinrich Mertz
Margaretha Barbara Mertz
Anna Juliana Mertz
Anna Catharina Mertz
Anna Maria Elisabetha Mertz
Johann Wendel Mertz
Johann Christoph Mertz
Johann Jost Mertz

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  • Familie Schäfer-Merz

Name Meaning

German: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Martin .

German: variant of Martz . This surname (in any of the possible senses; see also 1 above) is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine) and Poland.

Germanized or Americanized form of Slovenian Merc: occupational name for a grain or salt measurer, from a vernacular form of merec ‘measurer’. Compare Merz .

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

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