Heinrich Weiss

Male23 May 1865–16 January 1867

Brief Life History of Heinrich

When Heinrich Weiss was born on 23 May 1865, in Malojaroslawez, Bessarabia, Russian Empire, his father, Wilhelm Weiss, was 29 and his mother, Anna Maria Bohnet, was 28. He died on 16 January 1867, in akkerman, Bessarabia, Russian Empire, at the age of 1.

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Wilhelm Weiss
Anna Maria Bohnet
Katharina Weiss
Gottlieb Weisz
Johannes Weiss
Jakob Weiss
Heinrich Weiss
Dorothea Weiss

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  • Heinrich Weiss, "Ukraine, Births and Baptisms, 1784-1879"

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (2)


Age 1

Crime and Punishment by Fedor Dostoyevskiy (1821-81) published.

1867 · Russia Sells Alaska to the US

Age 2

On March 30, 1867, with signing of the Treaty of Russia, Russia sold Alaska to the United States for $7.2 million.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Erwin, Hans, Gerhard, Fritz, Manfred, Egon, Armin, Arno, Gunther, Heinz. Jewish Chaim, Moshe, Emanuel, Aron, Meyer, Mendel, Hyman, Isadore, Zvi, Shlomo.

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with white hair or a remarkably pale complexion, from Middle High German wīz, German weiss ‘white’. This surname is also found in Poland, Czechia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Croatia, often as a German translation of a corresponding Slavic surnames, e.g. Slovenian Belec and Bele (see Belle ). It is also found in France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), Denmark, and the Netherlands.

German: variant of Weis .

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

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