Angela Achen

Female13 December 1793–21 December 1870

Brief Life History of Angela

When Angela Achen was born on 13 December 1793, in Mettendorf, Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, her father, Michael Achen, was 23 and her mother, Anna Maria Kauffman, was 34. She married Mathias Kirscht on 21 January 1818, in Mettendorf, Bitburg, Rhineland, Prussia. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 21 December 1870, in Mettendorf, Bitburg, Rhineland, Prussia, at the age of 77.

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Mathias Kirscht
Angela Achen
Marriage: 21 January 1818
Anna Kirscht
Anna Kirscht
Margaretha Kirscht
Anna Margaretha Kirscht
Henry Kirscht
Theodore Kirscht
Theodorus Kerst
Peter Kirscht
Margaretha Kirscht

Sources (26)

  • Angela Achen, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Angelae Achen, „Deutschland, Rheinland, Bistum Trier, katholische Kirchenbücher, 1704-1957“
  • Angelae Achen, „Deutschland, Rheinland, Bistum Trier, katholische Kirchenbücher, 1704-1957“

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 January 1818Mettendorf, Bitburg, Rhineland, Prussia
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (4)

    1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

    Age 20

    On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.


    Age 21

    The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

    Age 59

    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

    Name Meaning

    German and Luxembourgish: habitational name from the city of Aachen in western Germany, near the Dutch and Belgian border. This surname is very rare in Germany; in North America it may thus (also) be an altered form of the more common German variant Aachen.

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

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