Maria Catharina May

7 May 1764–8 April 1833 (Age 68)
Wörsbach, Niederkirchen, Kaiserslautern, Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

The Life of Maria Catharina

When Maria Catharina May was born on 7 May 1764, in Wörsbach, Niederkirchen, Kaiserslautern, Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany, her father, Johann Jacob May, was 35 and her mother, Maria Christina Klein, was 28. She married Johann Christoph Walter on 21 June 1784, in Ulm, Württemberg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany in 1764. She died on 8 April 1833, in Batschka, Bács-Bodrog, Hungary, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Johann Christoph Walter
1760–1846
Maria Catharina May
1764–1833
Marriage: 21 June 1784
Philipp Heinrich Walter
1785–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 June 1784
Ulm, Württemberg, Germany
children

(1)

    Philipp Heinrich Walter

    Male1785–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Jacob May

    Male1729–1776Male

    Maria Christina Klein

    Female1736–Female

siblings

(8)

    Maria Catharina May

    Female1754–1822Female

    Maria Elisabetha May

    Female1758–Female

    Female1764–1833Female

    Maria Eva May

    Female1765–Female

    Johann Adam May

    Male1768–1772Male

+3 More Children

World Events (2)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 49

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.
1814

Age 50

The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

Name Meaning

1 English, French, Danish, Dutch, and German: from a short form of the personal name Matthias ( see Matthew ) or any of its many cognates, for example Norman French Maheu.2 English, French, Dutch, and German: from a nickname or personal name taken from the month of May (Middle English, Old French mai, Middle High German meie, from Latin Maius (mensis), from Maia, a minor Roman goddess of fertility). This name was sometimes bestowed on someone born or baptized in the month of May; it was also used to refer to someone of a sunny disposition, or who had some anecdotal connection with the month of May, such as owing a feudal obligation then.3 English: nickname from Middle English may ‘young man or woman’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maria Catharina Maÿin, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Maria Catharina May, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Maria Katharina Mey, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"

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