Nicolaus Motzen

about 1850–
Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Nicolaus

Nicolaus Motzen was born about 1850, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. He married Margaretha Jansen on 28 December 1870, in Ohio, Hamilton, Texas, United States.

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Nicolaus Motzen
Margaretha Jansen
Marriage: 28 December 1870

Spouse and Children

28 December 1870
Ohio, Hamilton, Texas, United States

World Events (3)


Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 13

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · Hamilton County History

Age 31

History of Hamilton County Ohio, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches ~~~~~ Compiled by: Henry A. Ford, A. M. and Mrs. Kate B. Ford ~~~~~ L. A. Williams & Co. Publishers 1881

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name from a place so named in Brandenburg.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Hebrew katsin ‘rich man’, pronounced as kotsn by Ashkenazic Jews.

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

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  • Nicolaus Motzen, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

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