Ana Margaretha Wild

16 March 1817–10 October 1899 (Age 82)
Garnich, Capellen, Luxembourg

The Life of Ana Margaretha

When Ana Margaretha Wild was born on 16 March 1817, in Garnich, Capellen, Luxembourg, her father, Nicolaus Wild Filho, was 26 and her mother, Catharina Fuchs, was 25. She had at least 2 sons and 5 daughters with Joseph Ludwig Scherer. She died on 10 October 1899, in São Pedro de Alcântara, Santa Catarina, Brazil, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Ludwig Scherer
Ana Margaretha Wild
Barbara Scherer
Pedro Scherer
Ana Scherer
João Scherer
Isabella Scherer
Margaretha Scherer
Maria Scherer

Spouse and Children



    Barbara Scherer


    Pedro Scherer


    Ana Scherer


    João Scherer


    Isabella Scherer


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (2)


Age 50

Luxembourg gained independence.

Age 73

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg separated from the Netherlands.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English wild ‘wild’, ‘uncontrolled’ (Old English wilde), hence a nickname for a man of violent and undisciplined character, or a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of overgrown uncultivated land.2 English: habitational name from a place named Wyld, as for example in Berkshire and Dorset, both named from Old English wil ‘trap’, ‘snare’.3 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): cognate of 1, from Middle High German wilde, wilt, German wild ‘wild’, also used in the sense ‘strange’, ‘foreign’, and therefore in some cases a nickname for an incomer.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • {name} na entrada para Pedro Rech, “Brasil, Santa Catarina, Registros da Igreja Católica, 1714-1977”
  • {name} na entrada para María Scherr Wild, “Brasil, Santa Catarina, Registros da Igreja Católica, 1714-1977”
  • {name} na entrada para Isabella Wildt Scherer, “Brasil, Santa Catarina, Registros da Igreja Católica, 1714-1977”

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