Ann Maria Catharina Kraus

13 March 1705–1768 (Age 62)
Edenkoben, Landau, Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

The Life of Ann Maria Catharina

When Ann Maria Catharina Kraus was born on 13 March 1705, in Edenkoben, Landau, Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany, her father, Hans Philipp Kraus, was 29 and her mother, Maria Katarina Grimm, was 17. She married Hans George Adam Kastner on 29 December 1722, in Edenkoben, Landau, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She died in 1768, at the age of 63, and was buried in Long Creek Township, New Hanover, North Carolina, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Hans George Adam Kastner
1698–1767
Ann Maria Catharina Kraus
1705–1768
Marriage: 29 December 1722
Kastner
1726–
Thomas Costner
1749–1839
Sabina Kastner
1753–
Anna Maria Kastner
1729–
Elenora Friederica Kastner
1731–1794
Maj. Jacob Costner Esq.
1732–1779
Anna Maria Barbara Costner
1736–1830
Peter Costner
1736–1780
Kastner
1737–
Philip Henrich Costner
1739–
Maria Caroline Ursula Kastner
1740–1780
Margaret Rebecca Costner
1745–1821
Andreas Costner
1755–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 December 1722
Edenkoben, Landau, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1711 · The Tuscarora War

Age 6

The British, Dutch, and German settlers fought with the Tuscarora Native Americans, from September 22, 1711- February 11, 1715, in North Carolina.
1718

Age 13

North Carolina is the location of Cape Hatteras, sometimes called the Graveyard of the Atlantic- many shipwrecks have occurred nearby.
1729 · Becomes a Royal Colony

Age 24

July 25, 1729, North Carolina became a royal colony, when the colony was sold to King George II.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with curly hair, from Middle High German krūs ‘curly’, ‘crinkly’, German kraus.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maria Anna Kostner in entry for Maria Margaretha Kostner, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Maria Anna in entry for Kastner, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Anna Maria Kostner in entry for Eleonora Friderica Kostner, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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