Sophia Dorothea Bunge

1831–1897 (Age 65)
Hanover, Prussia, Germany

The Life Summary of Sophia Dorothea

When Sophia Dorothea Bunge was born in December 1831, in Hanover, Prussia, Germany, her father, Hans Hinrich Bunge, was 47 and her mother, Anna Catharina Dorothee Ratje, was 28. She married Joachim Heinrich Maykus on 10 November 1854. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 24 November 1897, in her hometown, at the age of 65, and was buried in Rätzlingen, Uelzen, Hanover, Prussia, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Joachim Heinrich Maykus
Sophia Dorothea Bunge
Marriage: 10 November 1854
Juergen Heinrich Friedrich Maykus
Johann Heinrich Friedrich Maykus
Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Maykus
Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm Maykus
Johann Juergen Maykus
Dorothea Elizabeth Sophie Maykus
Heinrich Friedrich Hermann Maykus
Catharina Dorothea Elizabeth Maikus

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World Events (3)

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German
Age 21
On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
Age 33
War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.
Age 59
Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German, Middle Low German bunge ‘drum’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a drummer or drum maker.2 German (Bünge): in Hesse, a variant of Bünde ( see Bunde 2).

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

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Sources (15)

  • Sophie Dorothea Maÿkuss in entry for Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Maÿkuss, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Sophie Dorothee Maykuss, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Sophie Dorothea Maykuss in entry for Catharine Dorothea Elisabeth Maykuss, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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