Anna Margaretha Bastian

Brief Life History of Anna Margaretha

When Anna Margaretha Bastian was born in 1762, her father, Johann Michael Bastian, was 39 and her mother, Maria Magdalena Jung, was 40. She married Michael Hiskey in 1778, in Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 15 October 1831, in Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 69.

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Michael Hiskey
Anna Margaretha Bastian
Marriage: 1778
Catherine Hiskey
Elisabetha Hiskey
Magdalena Hiskey
Michael Hiskey
Johann George Hiskey
John Hisky
Susanna Hiskey
Lydia Hiskey
Henry Hiskey
Jonathan Hiskey

Sources (10)

  • Widow Margaret Hisky (Unknown), "United States Census, 1820"
  • Margaretha Hiski in entry for Catharina Hiski, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Margaretha Hiski in entry for Magdalena Hiski, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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Name Meaning

German, French (Alsace and Lorraine, of German origin), and Spanish (Asturias): from a short form of the personal name Sebastian .

English (Cornwall): from the Middle English personal name Bastian, a pet form of Sebastian .

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

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