Caspar Wintsch

3 June 1568–1629
Illnau-Effretikon, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Caspar

When Caspar Wintsch was christened on 3 June 1568, in Illnau-Effretikon, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Walter Wintsch, was 32 and his mother, Elsbeth Kuhn, was 29. He married Adelheid Müller on 4 November 1591, in Illnau-Effretikon, Zürich, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1629, in his hometown, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Caspar Wintsch
1568–1629
Adelheid Müller
1570–
Marriage: 4 November 1591
Barbara Wintsch
1592–
Elsa Wintsch
1598–
Verena Wintsch
1599–
Hans Ulrich Wintsch
1601–1605
Hans Ulrich Wintsch
1606–1671

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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.

Possible Related Names

Casper

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