Margreth Seyter

8 July 1627–1 January 1665 (Age 37)
Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

The Life of Margreth

When Margreth Seyter was born on 8 July 1627, in Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany, her father, Marse Seyter, was 25 and her mother, Margaretha, was 25. She married Hanss Jacob Cuntz on 8 May 1655, in Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She died on 1 January 1665, in her hometown, at the age of 37.

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Hanss Jacob Cuntz
Margreth Seyter
Marriage: 8 May 1655
Anna Maria Cuntz
Margreth Cuntz
Susanna Cuntz
Agnes Cuntz

Spouse and Children

8 May 1655
Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany


    Anna Maria Cuntz



    Susanna Cuntz


    Agnes Cuntz


Parents and Siblings



Name Meaning

South German (Baden): metonymic occupational name for a cooper who made measures, from Middle High German sehster, a dry or liquid measure (Latin sextarius).

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

Sources (3)

  • Margretha Seyter in entry for Hanß Jacob Cuntz, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Margreth in entry for Susanna Cuntz, "Deutschland Geburten und Taufen, 1558-1898"
  • Margreth in entry for Margretha Cuntz, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"

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