George Spinner


Brief Life History of George

George Spinner was born in 1758, in Sundhouse, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France. He married Maria Barbara Ammann on 17 August 1790, in Sundhouse, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter.

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George Spinner
Maria Barbara Ammann
Marriage: 17 August 1790
Ann Marie Amman
Jacques Spinner
Andre Spinner
Jean George Spinner
Jean Spinner

Sources (1)

  • George Spinner in entry for Marie Barbe Amann, "France, Bas-Rhin, Parish and Civil Registration, 1525-1912"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 August 1790Sundhouse, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
  • Children (5)

    World Events (8)

    1778 · Treaty of Alliance with American Colonies

    Age 20

    After the battle of Saratoga France realized that America might be worth backing. They formed an alliance with the colonies and sent naval fleets to help with the war.

    1783 · Treaty of Paris is Signed 

    Age 25

    While Benjamin Franklin was the ambassador to France he negotiated with the French during the war to keep them on the American side. At the same time the Treaty of Paris was established.


    Age 31

    Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen.

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent) and South German: occupational name for a spinner of wool or yarn, from the agent derivative of Middle English, Middle High German spinnen ‘to spin’.

    Americanized form of French Canadian Spénard (see Spenard ).

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

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