Maria Barbara Frey

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

The Life Summary 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
1796–1868
Maria Barbara Frey
1792–about 1834
Marriage: about 1818
Salinda Sallyanna Stopp
1819–1876
Mr Stopp
about 1834–1840
Mary Polly Stopp
1821–1888
Elisabeth Stapp
1823–1880
Melinda Stopp
1825–1908
Levina Stapp
1828–1862
John Joseph Stopp
1830–1886

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1818Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +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.
    1797
    Age 5
    "Historically, the town was called Unionville after the Union Church that was established there in 1797. The town's first store was built in 1815. The current town name honors Abraham Neff, first postmaster of the Neffs post office. Abraham Neff laid out the village while running a coach business and local hotel. The area then became ""Neffsville"", a name that was later shortened to ""Neffs""."
    1804
    Age 12
    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 13851;2007: 25098; 2010: 32904)Swiss German and 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’. This surname is also found in Hungary, Poland, and especially in France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Free and Frei .English: variant of Fray .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Frei
    Fray
    Frie
    Freye
    Free

    Sources (10)

    • M Barbara Frey, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
    • Unknown in entry for Joseph Stopp, "New Jersey, Deaths, 1670-1988"
    • Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9S9-774R?cc=1999196&wc=9PMR-DP8%3A268499001%2C282399501

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