Margaretha Decker

1557–2 April 1635 (Age 78)
Bönnigheim, Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

The Life Summary of Margaretha

When Margaretha Decker was born in 1557, in Bönnigheim, Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, her father, Hans Toecker, was 32 and her mother, Kunigund Decker, was 32. She married Hans Hoffman on 12 November 1578, in Bönnigheim, Besigheim, Württemberg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 2 April 1635, in Bönnigheim, Besigheim, Württemberg, Germany, at the age of 78.

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Margaretha Decker
Marriage: 10 May 1587
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  • Marriage
    10 May 1587Bönnigheim, Besigheim, Württemberg, Germany
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    Name Meaning

    1 German: occupational name for a roofer (thatcher, tiler, slater, or shingler) or a carpenter or builder, from an agent derivative of Middle High German decke ‘covering’, a word which was normally used to refer to roofs, but sometimes also to other sorts of covering; modern German Decke still has the twin senses ‘ceiling’ and ‘blanket’.2 Dutch: variant of Dekker , cognate with 1.3 English: variant of Dicker .

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

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    Sources (24)

    • Martina in entry for Johannes Hoffmann, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
    • Margarethe in entry for Margarethe Hoffmann, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
    • Margretha, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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