Catharine Barbara Handel

20 September 1835–2 February 1893 (Age 57)
Teplitz,Ukraine,U.S.S.R.

The Life of Catharine Barbara

When Catharine Barbara Handel was born on 20 September 1835, her father, Johann Georg Handel, was 28 and her mother, Dorothea Grüss, was 24. She married Daniel Willging on 14 October 1854, in Teplitsa, Bessarabia, Russian Empire. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Russia in 1835. She died on 2 February 1893, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Willging
1834–1876
Catharine Barbara Handel
1835–1893
Marriage: 14 October 1854
Willging
1855–1855
Daniel Willging
1856–
Leopold Willging
1861–
Johannes Willging Sr.
1858–1940
Barbara Willging
1860–
Christian Willging
1863–1903
Johann Georg Willging
1864–1864
Willging
1865–1865
Katharina Willging
1866–1870
Georg Willging
1868–1874
Margaretha Willging
1870–1871

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 October 1854
Teplitsa, Bessarabia, Russian Empire
children

(11)

    Willging

    Female1855–1855Female

    Daniel Willging

    Male1856–Male

    Male1858–1940Male

    Barbara Willging

    Female1860–Female

    Leopold Willging

    Male1861–Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Georg Handel

    Male1807–1872Male

    Dorothea Grüss

    Female1811–1888Female

siblings

(16)

    Christina Handel

    Female1831–1896Female

    Christ Handel

    Male1831–Male

    Georg Handel

    Male1833–1907Male

    Justine Handel

    Female1833–1833Female

    Female1835–1893Female

+11 More Children

World Events (5)

1837

Age 2

First Russian railroad, from St. Petersburg to Tsarskoye Selo, opens. Aleksandr Pushkin, foremost Russian writer, dies in duel.
1853

Age 18

Russia fights Britain, France, Sardinia, and Ottoman Empire in Crimean War. Russia forced to accept peace settlement dictated by its opponents.
1853 · The Crimean War

Age 18

Starting on October 5, 1853, Britain, France, Turkey, and Sardinia challenged Russia as the country was expanding. The troops fighting against Russia were finally defeated by the harsh winter. Altogether, around 500,000 Russian troops were lost.

Name Meaning

1 German (also Händel) and Jewish: from a pet form of the personal name Hans . Sometimes this can be from a pet form of Heinrich, e.g. Heindl, Haindl.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a merchant, German Handel ‘trade’, ‘commerce’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Catharina Barbara Handel, "Russia, Lutheran Church Book Duplicates, 1833-1885"
  • Barbara Handel in entry for John Willging, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"
  • Barbara Handel in entry for John Willging, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"

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