Magdalena Duchmann

17 April 1836–23 September 1903 (Age 67)
Gundershoffen, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

The Life Summary of Magdalena

When Magdalena Duchmann was born on 17 April 1836, in Gundershoffen, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, her father, Jean George Duchmann, was 41 and her mother, Margretha Elisabetha Duchmann, was 39. She married Johann Heinrich Forschler on 25 September 1861, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Louisiana, United States in 1870. She died on 23 September 1903, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johann Heinrich Forschler
Magdalena Duchmann
Marriage: 25 September 1861
Georg Adam Forschler
Heinrich Forschler
Philip A Forschler
Johannes Forschler
Alexander Forschler
Eva Forschler
Caroline Forschler
Anna M Forschler

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 September 1861Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 12
    Revolution. Second Republic. First laws on labor, the press and education.
    1858 · The Vision of Bernadette Soubirous at Lourdes
    Age 22
    Bernadette Soubirous was a young woman that born in poverty on January 7, 1844 in Lourdes, France. She started having visions of a lady that would tell her to do different things such as drink from water that was under a rock. She was also instructed to tell priests to build a church. As time went on she was interrogated by the police and never denied what she saw. People come from all over to Lourdes, France.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Darrold, Gerhard, Guenter, Gunter, Klaus, Kurt, Otto, Reinhard, Siegfried.German (also Büchmann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Buch , with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’. In some instances Buch may have been used as a nickname in the sense ‘book’, as an occupational name for a scholar or scribe.

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

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    Sources (38)

    • Lina Duckman in entry for Alirè Forschler, "Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Birth Records, 1819-1906"
    • Lena Forsthor in household of Henry Forsthor, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Magdalena Duchmann in entry for Alexander Forschler and Annie Patterson, "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"

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