Christian Friedrich Schmetzer

16 December 1837–
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The Life of Christian Friedrich

Christian Friedrich Schmetzer was born on 16 December 1837 as the son of Wilhelmina Lingst. He married Mathilde Caroline Charlotte Christiane Haug on 29 December 1867, in Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Württemberg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Christian Friedrich Schmetzer
1837–
Mathilde Caroline Charlotte Christiane Haug
1840–
Marriage: 29 December 1867
Catharine Friederike Louise Schmetzer
1865–
Wilhelmine Mathilde Schmetzer
1868–
Marie Emilie Schmetzer
1869–
Emilie Friederike Schmetzer
1870–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 December 1867
Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Württemberg, Germany
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Wilhelmina Lingst

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

Name Meaning

South German (also Schmötzer): either a nickname for a dirty person, from Middle High German smotzen ‘to make greasy’, or from the noun smotz ‘grease’, an occupational name for a dealer in grease.

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

Sources (3)

  • Christian Friedrich Schmetzer in entry for Wilhelmine Mathilde Schmetzer, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Christian Friedrich Schmetzer in entry for Emilie Friederike Schmetzer, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Christian Friederich Schmetzer, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"

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