Rosina Christina Weiss

1818–Female
Wittenberg, Bessarabia, Russian Empire

The Life of Rosina Christina

When Rosina Christina Weiss was born on 1 March 1818, in Wittenberg, Bessarabia, Russian Empire, her father, Johann Christian WEIß, was 22 and her mother, Katharina Frohlich, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Johann Christian WEIß
1795–1863
Katharina Frohlich
1795–1866
Rosina Christina Weiss
1818–
Heinrich Weiss
1824–
Elizabeth Weiss
1826–
Jakob Weiss
1819–
Christina Weiss
1821–
Catharina Weiss
1823–1848
Christian Weiss
1827–
Gottfried Weiss
1829–
Rosina Weiss
1832–
Dorothea Weiss
1834–
Christine Weiss
1838–1874

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World Events (8)

1831

Age 13

Polish uprising crushed by forces of Nicholas I.
1837

Age 19

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

Age 35

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

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with white hair or a remarkably pale complexion, from Middle High German wīz ‘white’, German weiss.2 German: variant of Weis .3 German: habitational name from any of various places named Weis(s) or Weissen.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Rosina Christina Weiss, "Ukraine, Births and Baptisms, 1784-1879"

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