Urban Stoffel Teÿsch Theiss TheyssThiess

Brief Life History of Urban Stoffel

When Urban Stoffel Teÿsch Theiss TheyssThiess was born in 1575, in Ruthweiler, Kusel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, his father, Urban Theiss, was 28 and his mother, Anna Catharina Waldburg, was 55. He died on 13 December 1634, in Kocherstetten, Künzelsau, Württemberg, Germany, at the age of 59.

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Urban Stoffel Teÿsch Theiss TheyssThiess
1575–1634
Christina Ann Hoffman
1580–
Thomas Jost Theiss
1617–1675

Sources (4)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Peter Theiss - Church record: birth-name: Peter Theiss
  • Stoffel Thies, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Palatine Church Visitations, 1609 . . . Deanery of Kusel

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Eldor, Armin, Dieter, Erwin, Guenter, Guenther, Kurt, Reinhard.

German (of Slavic origin): from a Germanized short form of any of various Slavic personal names with the first element teš ‘to comfort, to console’ (from the root of Old Slavic utěšiti), for example Tešislav, Těšislav (see Tetzlaff ) or Tešimir, Těšimir (see Tessmer ).

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

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