Maria Catherina Sabina Kempf

16 March 1821–7 January 1854 (Age 32)
Heuchelheim, Gießen, Hesse, Germany

The Life of Maria Catherina Sabina

When Maria Catherina Sabina Kempf was born on 16 March 1821, in Heuchelheim, Gießen, Hesse, Germany, her father, Philipp Conrad Kempf, was 23 and her mother, Elisabeth Seipp, was 26. She married Johan George Leicht on 10 February 1843, in Watzenborn, Watzenborn, Gießen, Hesse, Germany. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 7 January 1854, in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

Johan George Leicht
Maria Catherina Sabina Kempf
Marriage: 10 February 1843
Georg Jacob Leicht
Christian Leicht-Lloyd
Sophia Leicht
George Leicht
Mary Leicht

Spouse and Children

10 February 1843
Watzenborn, Watzenborn, Gießen, Hesse, Germany


Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)


Age 2

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Age 9

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 12

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Kämpf ( see Kampf ).

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Sketch of Mary Leicht Oxborrow

] LIFE OF MARY LEICHT OXBORROW by Elizabeth O. McArthur I have often promised my children I would write a sketch of the life of my mother, Mary Leicht Oxborrow, for their scrap books, and finally, …

Sources (3)

  • Maria Katharina Sabina Beicht in entry for Christian Beicht, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Maria Leicht in entry for Georg Jacob Leicht, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Maria Catharina Sabina Kampf, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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