Dorothea Weiss

13 January 1872–
Alt Postal, Bessarabia, Russian Empire

The Life of Dorothea

When Dorothea Weiss was born on 13 January 1872, in Alt Postal, Bessarabia, Russian Empire, her father, Wilhelm Weiss, was 35 and her mother, Dorothea Bohnet, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Wilhelm Weiss
1836–1915
Dorothea Bohnet
1849–1939
Samuel Weiss
1868–1954
Heinrich Weiss
1869–
Dorothea Weiss
1872–
Wilhelm Weiss
1873–1874
Christina Weiss
1875–1933
Anna Maria Weiss
1877–
Lydia Weiss
1879–
Mathilde Weiss
1883–
Richard Robert Weiss
1891–1983

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World Events (8)

1877

Age 5

War with Ottoman Empire ends with Treaty of San Stefano. independent Bulgaria proclaimed. Russia forced to accept less advantageous terms of Congress of Berlin.
1878

Age 6

Ottomans recognize independence of Romanian state including western Moldova.
1904

Age 32

Russo-Japanese War ends with Russian defeat. southern Sakhalin Island ceded to Japan.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with white hair or a remarkably pale complexion, from Middle High German wīz ‘white’, German weiss.2 German: variant of Weis .3 German: habitational name from any of various places named Weis(s) or Weissen.

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

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

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