Christina Mayer

Female19 September 1833–

Brief Life History of Christina

When Christina Mayer was born on 19 September 1833, in Bessarabia, Russian Empire, her father, Andreas Mayer, was 28 and her mother, Anna Maria Gerber, was 27. She married Lorenz Friedrich Schaefer on 21 February 1852, in Klöstitz, Bessarabia, Russian Empire. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters.

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Lorenz Friedrich Schaefer
Christina Mayer
Marriage: 21 February 1852
Christina Schaeffer
Jakob Schafer
Catharina Schaeffer
Christina Schaefer
Christina Schaefer
Elisabeth Schaefer
Johann Schaeffer
Magdalena Schaeffer
Magdalena Schaeffer
Conrad Schaeffer
Lorenz Schaeffer
Conrad Schaeffer
Eva Schaeffer

Sources (5)

  • Christina Mayer, "World Miscellaneous Births and Baptisms, 1534-1983"
  • Christina Mayer, "Россия, дубликаты Лютеранских метрических книг, 1833-1885"
  • Christine Meyer Schäfer or Schaefer, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 February 1852Klöstitz, Bessarabia, Russian Empire
  • Children (13)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 3

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 4

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


    Age 32

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Hans, Franz, Helmut, Wilhelm, Erwin, Gerhard, Heinz, Ilse, Lorenz, Wolfgang.

    English (Staffordshire): post-medieval form of Mear, which is either a topographic name, from Middle English mere ‘pond, pool’ (Old English mere) or Middle English mere ‘boundary’ (Old English (ge)mǣre), or a habitational name from one or more of the many places with names derived from these terms, such as Mere (Cheshire, Lincolnshire, Wiltshire), Meir in Caverswall (Staffordshire), and Meare (Somerset).

    English: occupational name for a physician, from Old French mire, Middle English mire, meir, meyre, originally synonymous with Myer .

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

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