Maria Barbara Frey

6 October 1792–7 March 1834 (Age 41)
Neffs, North Whitehall Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Maria Barbara

When Maria Barbara Frey was born on 6 October 1792, in Neffs, North Whitehall Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Peter Frey, was 28 and her mother, Christina Hotz, was 30. She married John Stopp about 1818, in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 7 March 1834, in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

John Stopp
Maria Barbara Frey
Marriage: about 1818
Salinda Sallyanna Stopp
Mr Stopp
Mary Polly Stopp
Elisabeth Stapp
Melinda Stopp
Levina Stapp
John Joseph Stopp

Spouse and Children

about 1818
Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States


    Salinda Sallyanna Stopp


    Mary Polly Stopp


    Elisabeth Stapp



    Levina Stapp


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 8

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 12

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

German: status name for a free man, as opposed to a bondsman or serf, in the feudal system, from Middle High German vrī ‘free’, ‘independent’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • M. Barbara Frey, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Unknown in entry for Joseph Stopp, "New Jersey, Deaths, 1670-1988"
  • Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994;

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