Christoph Stoffel Reich

Male6 August 1738–1801

Brief Life History of Christoph Stoffel

When Christoph Stoffel Reich was born on 6 August 1738, in Hohentwiel, Singen (Hohentwiel), Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, his father, Matthias Matthew Reich, was 25 and his mother, Anna Eva Schmidt, was 22. He married Veronica Lehmann in 1761, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 13 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Wilferdingen, Bezirksamt Durlach, Karlsruhe, Grand Duchy of Baden, German Empire in 1738. He died in 1801, in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Pennsylvania, United States.

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Christoph Stoffel Reich
Veronica Lehmann
Marriage: 1761
Johann Christoph Reich
Lewis or Louis Reich
Michael Reich
Benjamin Rike
Mattheus Reich
Johann "John Lewis" Ludwig Reich
Jacob Reich
Christian Reich
Johannes Reich
Catharina Reich
Heinrich Reich
Michael Reich
Veronica Reich
Elizabeth Reich
Peter Reich
Maria Magdalena Reich
Benjamin Reich

Sources (3)

  • Christoph Reich, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Christoph Reich, "Germany, Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Christoph Reich, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    1761Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (18)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (5)

    1758 · Mount Vernon

    Age 20

    Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.


    Age 38

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 38

    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Kurt, Erwin, Gerhard, Alois, Otto, Volker, Erna, Udo, Wolfgang, Dieter, Egon.

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a wealthy or powerful man, from Middle High German rīch ‘of noble descent, powerful, rich’, German reich ‘rich’. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine), Poland, Hungary, Czechia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Croatia (see also 4 below).

    German: from a short form of a personal name containing the Old High German element rīhhi ‘power, might’.

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

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