Maria Elisabetha Schrahe

September 1756–
Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

The Life of Maria Elisabetha

When Maria Elisabetha Schrahe was born in September 1756, in Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany, her father, Johann Philipp Schrank, was 29 and her mother, Anna Catharina Weissenstein, was 27. She lived in Bavaria, Germany in 1756.

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Johann Philipp Schrank
Anna Catharina Weissenstein
Johanna Maria Barbara Schrank
Jacob Fridrich Schrank
Phillipps Ludwig Schrank
Anna Maria Schrahe
Anna Maria Schrahe
Andreas Schrank
Maria Elisabetha Schrahe
Maria Catharina Schrahe
Johanna Juliana Elisabetha Schrank
Georg Fridrich Schrank

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World Events (4)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 57

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.

Age 58

The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.
1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 96

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname for a tall, thin person, from Middle High German schrage ‘rack’, ‘stand’, or from the same word in Middle Low German meaning ‘scrawny’.2 German: from Middle High German, Middle Low German schrage ‘slanting’, by extension used to refer to a market stall with crossed legs, hence an occupational name for a carpenter or a stallholder.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Shrage, meaning ‘candle’ in Aramaic.

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

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  • Maria Elisabetha Schrahe, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Maria Elisabetha Schrahe, "Deutschland, Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898"

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