Pancratius May

6 August 1581–9 September 1635 (Age 54)
Schlüchtern, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Pancratius

When Pancratius May was born on 6 August 1581, in Schlüchtern, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany, his father, Albano May, was 41 and his mother, Anna Weitzel, was 31. He had at least 3 sons and 5 daughters with Helena Buttner. He died on 9 September 1635, in Schluchtern, Leingarten, Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Pancratius May
1581–1635
Helena Buttner
1585–1635
Heinrich Albert May
1611–1670
Jacob May
–1669
Maria May
1614–1614
Elisabetha May
1615–1650
Helena Gertruda May
1617–
Eva Mai
1618–
Cord Mai
1620–
Anna Elisabetha Mai
1620–

Spouse and Children

children

(8)

    Male1611–1670Male

    Maria May

    Female1614–1614Female

    Elisabetha May

    Female1615–1650Female

    Helena Gertruda May

    Female1617–Female

    Eva Mai

    Female1618–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Male1581–1635Male

    Hanss May

    Male1584–1636Male

    Lorenz May

    Male1587–Male

    Michel Majus

    MaleMale

Name Meaning

1 English, French, Danish, Dutch, and German: from a short form of the personal name Matthias ( see Matthew ) or any of its many cognates, for example Norman French Maheu.2 English, French, Dutch, and German: from a nickname or personal name taken from the month of May (Middle English, Old French mai, Middle High German meie, from Latin Maius (mensis), from Maia, a minor Roman goddess of fertility). This name was sometimes bestowed on someone born or baptized in the month of May; it was also used to refer to someone of a sunny disposition, or who had some anecdotal connection with the month of May, such as owing a feudal obligation then.3 English: nickname from Middle English may ‘young man or woman’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Johannes Pancraz Mai -

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