Hans Nicolaus Bauer

5 May 1712–19 January 1795 (Age 82)
Schlierbach bei Lindenfels, Bensheim, Starkenburg, Hessen, Germany

The Life of Hans Nicolaus

When Hans Nicolaus Bauer was born on 5 May 1712, in Schlierbach bei Lindenfels, Bensheim, Starkenburg, Hessen, Germany, his father, Johann Jacob Bauer, was 29 and his mother, Anna Barbara Euler, was 34. He married Anna Margaretha Seipel on 31 December 1737. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 19 January 1795, in Billings, Billings, Dieburg, Hessen, Germany, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Hans Nicolaus Bauer
1712–1795
Anna Margaretha Seipel
1714–1791
Marriage: 31 December 1737
Christina Bauer
1740–1743
Johann Peter Bauer
1742–1760
Anna Margaretha Bauer
1745–1747
Johann Nicolaus Bauer
1748–1751
Johann Christian Bauer
1750–1815
Eva Elisabetha Bauer
1753–1761
Johann Leonhard Bauer
1757–1842
Catharina Barbara Bauer
1760–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 December 1737
Evangelisch, Neunkirchen, Starkenburg, Hesse-Darmstadt
children

(8)

    Christina Bauer

    Female1740–1743Female

    Johann Peter Bauer

    Male1742–1760Male

    Anna Margaretha Bauer

    Female1745–1747Female

    Johann Nicolaus Bauer

    Male1748–1751Male

    Johann Christian Bauer

    Male1750–1815Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): status name for a peasant or nickname meaning ‘neighbor’, ‘fellow citizen’, from Middle High German (ge)būr, Middle Low German būr, denoting an occupant of a būr, a small dwelling or building. Compare Old English būr, modern English bower. This word later fell together with Middle High German būwære, an agent noun from Old High German būan ‘to cultivate’, later also (at first in Low German dialects) ‘to build’. The German surname thus has two possible senses: ‘peasant’ and ‘neighbor’, ‘fellow citizen’. The precise meaning of the Jewish surname, which is of later formation, is unclear. This surname is also found elsewhere in central and eastern Europe, for example in Slovenia, where it may also be a translation of Kmet .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bauer in entry for Johann Leonhard Bauer, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Joh. Nickel Bauer in entry for Eva Elisabetha Bauer, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Joh. Nickel Bauer in entry for Johann Christian Bauer, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"

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