Maria Margaret Schnurer

20 July 1747–1779 (Age 31)
Cocalico, West Cocalico Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Maria Margaret

Maria Margaret Schnurer was born on 20 July 1747, in Cocalico, West Cocalico Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. She married Johann Andreas "Andrew" Besch Bash in 1767, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1779, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 32.

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Johann Andreas "Andrew" Besch Bash
Maria Margaret Schnurer
Marriage: 1767
Michael Bash
Catherine Bash
Barbara Bash
Henry Bash
Mary Bash

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States


World Events (2)


Age 29

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 29

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

Name Meaning

German:1. topographic or occupational name, from Middle High German schiur(e) ‘barn’, ‘granary’ + the agent suffix -er ( see Scheuer ). 2. habitational name for someone from Scheuren near Euskirchen.

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

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  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Illinois, County Marriages, 1800-1940

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