Caspar Wintsch

Male3 June 1568–1629

Brief Life History of Caspar

When Caspar Wintsch was christened 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 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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Caspar Wintsch
Adelheid Müller
Marriage: 4 November 1591
Barbara Wintsch
Elsa Wintsch
Verena Wintsch
Hans Ulrich Wintsch
Hans Ulrich Wintsch

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  • Marriage
    4 November 1591Illnau-Effretikon, Zürich, Switzerland
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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.

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