Wilhelmine Stegg

1837–1877 (Age 39)
Chervono-Glinskoye, Bessarabia, Russian Empire

The Life of Wilhelmine

When Wilhelmine Stegg was born on 2 September 1837, her father, Michael Steeg, was 25 and her mother, Frederika Nauenburg, was 17. She married Karl WEIß on 13 December 1856, in Artsyz, Bessarabia, Russian Empire. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 19 August 1877, in Bessarabia, Russian Empire, at the age of 39, and was buried in Russia, Soviet Union.

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Family Time Line

Karl WEIß
1837–1920
Wilhelmine Stegg
1837–1877
Marriage: 13 December 1856
Christina Weiss
1857–1858
Michael Weiss
1858–1906
Eva Rosina Weiss
1860–
Anna Maria Weiss
1862–1862
Johann Weiss
1863–1863
Simon Weiss
1864–
Samual Weiss
1865–1874
Daughter Weiss
1868–1868
Karl August Weiss
1869–1869
Carolina Wilhelmina Weiss
1870–1870
Ragina Weiss
1871–
Son Weiss
1874–1874
Christian Weiss
1875–1878

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1856
Artsyz, Bessarabia, Russian Empire
children

(13)

    Christina Weiss

    Female1857–1858Female

    Michael Weiss

    Male1858–1906Male

    Eva Rosina Weiss

    Female1860–Female

    Anna Maria Weiss

    Female1862–1862Female

    Johann Weiss

    Male1863–1863Male

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Michael Steeg

    Male1812–1893Male

    Frederika Nauenburg

    Female1820–1860Female

siblings

(13)

    Female1837–1877Female

    Euphrosina Steeg

    Female1839–1919Female

    Fredreka Steeg

    Female1842–1924Female

    Johann Steeg

    Male1843–Male

    Carl August Steeg

    Male1844–1878Male

+8 More Children

World Events (6)

1853

Age 16

Russia fights Britain, France, Sardinia, and Ottoman Empire in Crimean War. Russia forced to accept peace settlement dictated by its opponents.
1853 · The Crimean War

Age 16

Starting on October 5, 1853, Britain, France, Turkey, and Sardinia challenged Russia as the country was expanding. The troops fighting against Russia were finally defeated by the harsh winter. Altogether, around 500,000 Russian troops were lost.
1858

Age 21

Treaty of Aigun signed with China. Northern bank of Amur River ceded to Russia.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived by a steep track or path, from Middle High German steige, German Steig ‘steep path or track’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Wilhelmine Steege in entry for Weiß, "Russia, Lutheran Church Book Duplicates, 1833-1885"
  • Wilhelmina Stegg Weiss, "Find A Grave Index"

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