Maria Barbara Leonhard


Brief Life History of Maria Barbara

When Maria Barbara Leonhard was born in 1737, in Sundhouse, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, her father, Jacob Leonard, was 33 and her mother, Maria Verena Leysser, was 29. She married Johan George Amann on 15 August 1757. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Johan George Amann
Maria Barbara Leonhard
Marriage: 15 August 1757
Johan Jacob Amann
Catharina Elisabetha Ammann
Maria Barbara Ammann
Johan Georg Ammann
Maria Magdalena Aman

Sources (2)

  • Marie Barbe Lienhard in entry for Marie Barbe Amann, "France, Bas-Rhin, Parish and Civil Registration, 1525-1912"
  • Maria B. (Leonhard) Amann on WikiTree

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 August 1757
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (6)

    1778 · Treaty of Alliance with American Colonies

    Age 41

    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 46

    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 62

    Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte, First Consul, then Emperor of the French (1804). Establishment of modern administrative institutions, codification of the law. European wars lead to abdication of the Emperor.

    Name Meaning

    German and Dutch: from the ancient Germanic personal name Leonhard, composed of the elements leo ‘lion’ + hard ‘hardy, brave, strong’. Compare Lainhart .

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

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