Caspar Wintsch

Brief Life History of Caspar

When Caspar Wintsch was born on 3 June 1568, in Illnau-Effretikon, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Walter Wintsch, was 33 and his mother, Elsbeth Kuhn, was 29. He married Adelheid Müller on 11 April 1591, in Illnau-Effretikon, Zürich, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in 1629, in his hometown, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Caspar Wintsch
1568–1629
Anna Vischer
–1660
Marriage: 1594
Leonhardt Wintsch
1595–1633
Elsa Wintsch
1598–
Verena Wintsch
1599–
Hans Ulrich Wintsch
1601–1605
Regula Wintsch
1605–
Hans Ulrich Wintsch
1606–1671

Sources (5)

  • Caspar Windsch, „Schweiz, Katholische und Reformiert Kirchenbücher, 1418-1996“
  • Caspar Windsch, „Schweiz, Katholische und Reformiert Kirchenbücher, 1418-1996“
  • Caspar Windsch, „Schweiz, Katholische und Reformiert Kirchenbücher, 1418-1996“

Name Meaning

form of Jasper , also found as a variant in English. According to legend, this was the name of one of the three Magi or ‘wise men’ who brought gifts to the infant Christ. The Magi are not named in the Bible, but early Christian tradition assigned them the names Caspar, Balthasar, and Melchior. Among the best known bearers in modern times is the U.S. statesman Caspar Weinberger ( 1917–2006 ).

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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