Anna Maria Markle

21 June 1767–29 January 1817 (Age 49)
Moselem Springs, Richmond Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Anna Maria

When Anna Maria Markle was born on 21 June 1767, in Moselem Springs, Richmond Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johan Peter Merkel, was 46 and her mother, Anna Catharine Brietener Grimm, was 37. She died on 29 January 1817, at the age of 49.

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Johan Peter Merkel
Anna Catharine Brietener Grimm
Jacob Merkle
Clara Catharina Merckel
Maria Apollonia Merckel
Ana Elisabetha Merkle
Eva Catherine Markle
Sophia Dorothea Markle
Christian Merkel
Casper Merkel
George Merkel
Gideon Merkle
Bernhard Merckel
Johanna Gertrude Merkel
Anna Maria Markle
Michael Merkle
Esther Merkel

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World Events (8)


Age 9

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

Age 9

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 14

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of German and Dutch Markel .2 Scottish and English: habitational name from Markle in Lothian, Scotland, or from Much Marcle or Little Marcle in Herefordshire, England, named in Old English with mearc ‘boundary’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Peter Merkle will in Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994;
  • Anna Maria Mergel, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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