Michael Metz

23 July 1798–
Retfalo, Osiek, Croatia, Yugoslavia

The Life of Michael

When Michael Metz was born on 23 July 1798, his father, Georg ( ius) Metz, was 37 and his mother, Anna Maria Sedlerin, was 25. He married Christina Voger on 13 November 1821. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Michael Metz
1798–
Christina Voger
1802–1830
Marriage: 13 November 1821
Anna Maria Metz
1821–
Eva Metz
1822–1854
Christina Metz
1825–1859
Martin Metz
1828–1831

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 November 1821
Retfalo, Osijek, Croatia, Yugoslavia
children

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Name Meaning

1 German: from a short form of the female personal name Mechthild, composed of Germanic maht ‘might’, ‘strength’ + hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Metz in Lorraine, which took its name from a Gaulish tribe, the Mediomatrici; in the name of the place this became abbreviated to Mettis, hence the modern name.3 German: from Mätz, a short form of the personal name Matthias ( see Matthew ).

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

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  • Michael Metz, "Croatia, Church Books, 1516-1994"

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