Matthias Weigal Breche

20 March 1586–23 December 1625 (Age 39)
Butzbach, Friedberg, Hessen, Germany

The Life of Matthias Weigal

When Matthias Weigal Breche was born on 20 March 1586, in Butzbach, Friedberg, Hessen, Germany, his father, Johann Lorenz Hinrich Brecht +, was 13 and his mother, Margaretha Leib, was 4. He married Margaretha WEISSELMANN about 1614, in Butzbach, Friedberg, Hessen, Germany. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 23 December 1625, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Matthias Weigal Breche
1586–1625
Margaretha WEISSELMANN
1594–1624
Marriage: about 1614
Barbara Breche
1613–1689
Katharina Breche
1614–
Margaretha Breche
1615–1659
Anna Breche
1620–1670
Mathias Breche
1620–
Sebastian Breche
1622–1670
Konrad Breche
1624–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1614
Butzbach, Friedberg, Hessen, Germany
children

(7)

    Female1613–1689Female

    Katharina Breche

    Female1614–Female

    Margaretha Breche

    Female1615–1659Female

    Anna Breche

    Female1620–1670Female

    Mathias Breche

    Male1620–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Juliana Gela Margaretha Breche

    Female1582–1630Female

    Maria Breche

    Female1585–Female

    Male1586–1625Male

    Johann Breche

    Male1587–1640Male

    Theiss Breche

    Male1588–1640Male

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Brach 2, the -er suffix denoting an inhabitant.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of German brechen ‘to break’, an occupational name for someone who crushed hemp or flax, or possibly a nickname for a lawbreaker.

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

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