Joseph Weck

17 March 1794–
Bühlertal, Bühl, Baden, Germany

The Life of Joseph

Joseph Weck was born on 17 March 1794, in Bühlertal, Bühl, Baden, Germany as the son of Georg Wek and Apolonia Kraus. He married Sabina Braun on 9 September 1824, in Bühlertal, Bühl, Baden, Germany. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Weck
1794–
Sabina Braun
1788–
Marriage: 9 September 1824
Kristian Weck
1826–
Theresia Weck
1829–
Ignaz Weck
1833–1839

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 September 1824
Bühlertal, Bühl, Baden, Germany
children

(3)

    Male1826–Male

    Theresia Weck

    Female1829–Female

    Ignaz Weck

    Male1833–1839Male

Parents and Siblings

    Georg Wek

    MaleMale

    Apolonia Kraus

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (6)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 19

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.
1814

Age 20

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

Age 58

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

Name Meaning

German:1. from Middle High German wecke, ‘(wedge-shaped) pastry’, ‘hard roll’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a pastry cook. 2. from Waccho, a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with an initial element related to Old High German wachēn ‘to wake’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Weck in entry for Hilarius Staub and Augusta Weck, "Germany, Baden, Archdiocese of Freiburg im Breisgau, Catholic Church Records, 1678-1930"
  • Joseph Weck in entry for Karl Schmieder and Theresia Weck, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"
  • Joseph Weck in entry for Hilarius Straub and Augusta Weck, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"

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