Catharina Jacob

1659–4 January 1733 (Age 74)
Ellmendingen, Keltern, Enzkreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Catharina

When Catharina Jacob was born in 1659, in Ellmendingen, Keltern, Enzkreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, her father, Jacob Jacob, was 21 and her mother, Caroline Funk, was 22. She married Wihelm Deeg on 27 June 1679. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 4 January 1733, in Dietlingen, Keltern, Enzkreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, at the age of 74.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Wihelm Deeg
1641–1694
Catharina Jacob
1659–1733
Marriage: 27 June 1679
Magdalena Deeg
1681–1683
Philip Deeg
1684–1747
Johann Wendel Deeg
1686–1781
Anna Maria Deeg
1691–1694
Christoph Deeg
1692–
Maria Deeg
1702–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 June 1679
children

(6)

    Female1681–1683Female

    Male1684–1747Male

    Johann Wendel Deeg

    Male1686–1781Male

    Female1691–1694Female

    Christoph Deeg

    Male1692–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Jacob

    Male1638–1679Male

    Caroline Funk

    Female1637–Female

siblings

(1)

Name Meaning

Jewish, English, German, Portuguese, French, Dutch, and southern Indian: derivative, via Latin Jacobus, from the Hebrew personal name ya‘aqobh (Yaakov). In the Bible, this is the name of the younger twin brother of Esau (Genesis 25:26), who took advantage of the latter's hunger and impetuousness to persuade him to part with his birthright ‘for a mess of potage’. The name is traditionally interpreted as coming from Hebrew akev ‘heel’, and Jacob is said to have been born holding on to Esau's heel. In English Jacob and James are now regarded as quite distinct names, but they are of identical origin ( see James ), and in most European languages the two names are not distinguished. It is used as a given name among Christians in India, and in the U.S. has come to be used as a surname among families from southern India.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Catharina in entry for <Unknown>, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.