Anna Barbara Leonhardt

March 1743–
Bischholtz, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

The Life of Anna Barbara

When Anna Barbara Leonhardt was born in March 1743, in Bischholtz, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, her father, Johann Georg Leonhardt, was 28 and her mother, Esther Dorothea Schmidt, was 26. She married Johannes Forler on 27 January 1760, in Bischholtz, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Forler
1729–1794
Anna Barbara Leonhardt
1743–
Marriage: 27 January 1760
Margaretha Forler
1763–1771
Anna Barbara Forler
1766–1832
Johann Georg Forler
1768–1836
Johannes Forler
1770–1805
Johann Jacob Forler
1773–
Mathias Forler
1776–
Margaretha Forler
1778–
Catharina Forler
1781–
Philippe Forler
1784–1835

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 January 1760
Bischholtz, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (6)

1778 · Treaty of Alliance with American Colonies

Age 35

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 40

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.
1804 · First Empire

Age 61

When the French Revolution ended it started the First Empire or the reign of the Emperors. This included Napoleon I twice and Louis XVIII (King). The First Empire was in control during the Napoleonic Wars.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Leonhard, composed of the elements leo ‘lion’ + hard, ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Barbara Lienhard in entry for Johannes Forrler, "France, Marriages, 1546-1924"
  • Barbara Lienhard in entry for Jacob Forrler, "France, Marriages, 1546-1924"
  • Anna Barbara Lienhard in entry for Johann Georg Wimmenauer, "France, Marriages, 1546-1924"

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