Anna Margaretha Stroh

Brief Life History of Anna Margaretha

When Anna Margaretha Stroh was born on 21 February 1755, in Wolfskirchen, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, her father, Johann Adam Stroh, was 39 and her mother, Anna Margareta Lang, was 31. She married Jean Nicolas Decker on 1 March 1785, in Asswiller, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 26 February 1821, in Asswiller, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, at the age of 66.

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Jean Nicolas Decker
Anna Margaretha Stroh
Marriage: 1 March 1785
Johannes Decker
Christina Magdalena Decker
Henrich Decker
Elisabeth Decker
Hans Adam Decker

Sources (10)

  • Marguerithe Stroh, "France, Bas-Rhin, Parish and Civil Registration, 1525-1912"
  • Marguerite Stroh, "France, Bas-Rhin, Parish and Civil Registration, 1525-1912"
  • Margareta Stroh in entry for Elisabeth Decker, "France, Births and Baptisms, 1546-1896"

World Events (6)

1778 · Treaty of Alliance with American Colonies

After the battle of Saratoga France realized that America might be worth backing. They formed an alliance with the colonies and sent naval fleets to help with the war.

1783 · Treaty of Paris is Signed 

While Benjamin Franklin was the ambassador to France he negotiated with the French during the war to keep them on the American side. At the same time the Treaty of Paris was established.

1792 · Beginnings of the Republic

The first French Republic was founded during the French Revolution. It lasted from the French Revolution until the first empire. It marked the end of the Monarchy, establishment of the National Convention, the reign of Terror, the directory,  and the consulate.

Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German strō ‘straw’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in straw, or a nickname for an exceptionally thin man or someone with straw-colored hair. Compare Straw and Strow .

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

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