Maria Bernkopf

Female21 January 1895–15 November 1967

Brief Life History of Maria

When Maria Bernkopf was born on 21 January 1895, in Zeitlarn, Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany, her father, Mathias Bernkopf, was 26 and her mother, Anna Schönbuchner, was 32. She married Franz Xaver Schmidbauer on 29 November 1935, in Aunkirchen, Vilshofen, Passau, Bavaria, Germany. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 15 November 1967, in Aunkirchen, Vilshofen, Passau, Bavaria, Germany, at the age of 72.

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Franz Xaver Schmidbauer
Maria Bernkopf
Marriage: 29 November 1935
Albert Bernkopf
Maria Bernkopf
Joseph Bernkopf

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1935Aunkirchen, Vilshofen, Passau, Bavaria, Germany
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 19

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.

    1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

    Age 19

    On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.


    Age 38

    Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg.

    Name Meaning

    A name derived from Mapia, one of the Greek forms of Miriam. Maria is found as a male name as well as a female name. Viscount Montague, of Cowdray, Sussex, who succeeded to the title as second viscount, was christened Anthony Maria Browne. In Camden's Remains (p. 44), referred to in Delicie Literarise, occurs Thomas Maria Wingfield; and there was also a Sir Edward Maria Wingfield. The name appears to have been adopted in the latter family from Mary, daughter of Henry VIII. Compare Notes and Queries 5th S. ii. 73, 316, 478. Marie is frequently found as a male name in France and in other parts of the Continent.

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