Marie Barbe Gunst

9 May 1731–27 February 1816 (Age 84)
Bischwiller, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

The Life of Marie Barbe

Marie Barbe Gunst was born on 9 May 1731, in Bischwiller, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France as the daughter of Hanss Michael Gunst and Maria Barbara Roth ou Rodt. She married Samuel Louis on 17 April 1752, in Bischwiller, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 27 February 1816, in Bischwiller, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Louis
1728–1803
Marie Barbe Gunst
1731–1816
Marriage: 17 April 1752
Marie Madeleine Louis
1753–1844
Marie Catherine Louis
1754–
Jacques LOUIS
1756–1828
Samuel Louis
1758–
Anne Marie Louis
1760–1766
Marie Barbe Louis
1762–
Abraham Louis
1764–1844
Anne Marie Louis
1765–1828
Isaak LOUIS
1765–1849
Julie LOUIS
1767–1771
Marie Salome Louis
1769–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 April 1752
Bischwiller, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
children

(11)

    Marie Madeleine Louis

    Female1753–1844Female

    Marie Catherine Louis

    Female1754–Female

    Male1756–1828Male

    Samuel Louis

    Male1758–Male

    Anne Marie Louis

    Female1760–1766Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Hanss Michael Gunst

    Male1705–Male

    Maria Barbara Roth ou Rodt

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(8)

    Hanss Michael Gunst

    Male1729–Male

    Female1731–1816Female

    Bernhardt Gunst

    Male1734–Male

    Margaretha Gunst

    Female1735–Female

    Maria Elisabetha Gunst

    Female1740–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1778 · Treaty of Alliance with American Colonies

Age 47

After the battle of Saratoga France realized that America might be worth backing. They formed an alliance with the colonies and sent naval fleets to help with the war.
1783 · Treaty of Paris is Signed 

Age 52

While Benjamin Franklin was the ambassador to France he negotiated with the French during the war to keep them on the American side. At the same time the Treaty of Paris was established.
1799

Age 68

Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte, First Consul, then Emperor of the French (1804). Establishment of modern administrative institutions, codification of the law. European wars lead to abdication of the Emperor.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a much altered short form of the personal name Constant or Constantine .2 Danish and Swedish: unexplained.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Marie Barbe Gunst in entry for Jacob Louis, "France, Births and Baptisms, 1546-1896"
  • Marie Barbe Gunst in entry for Samuel Louis, "France, Births and Baptisms, 1546-1896"

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