Johann Friedrich Keller

1625–23 March 1703 (Age 78)
Adelsheim, Mosbach, Baden, Germany

The Life of Johann Friedrich

When Johann Friedrich Keller was born in 1625, in Adelsheim, Mosbach, Baden, Germany, his father, Johann Seydi Keller, was 25 and his mother, Mrs. Johann Seydi Keller, was 25. He married Agness Catharina Stahl in 1655, in Adelsheim, Baden, Germany. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. In 1686, at the age of 61, his occupation is listed as weaver in Welschensteinach, Steinach, Wolfach, Baden, Germany. He died on 23 March 1703, in his hometown, at the age of 78.

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Johann Friedrich Keller
1625–1703
Agness Catharina Stahl
1640–
Marriage: 1655
Augustus Keller
1656–1656
Johann Friedrich Keller
1657–1658
Augustus Keller
1659–
Berta Susanna Keller
1661–
Agnes Catharina Keller
1662–
Georg Keller
1664–1761
Johann Andreas Keller
1665–1666
Anna Catharina Keller
1665–1715
Maria Catharina Keller
1667–1669
Philip Friederich Keller
1669–1723
Apollonia Keller
1672–1673
Apollonia Keller
1674–1674
Johann Aegidius Keller
1676–1676

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MARRIAGE
1655
Adelsheim, Baden, Germany
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Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German kellaere ‘cellarman’, ‘cellar master’ (Latin cellarius, denoting the keeper of the cella ‘store chamber’, ‘pantry’). Hence an occupational name for the overseer of the stores, accounts, or household in general in, for example, a monastery or castle. Kellers were important as trusted stewards in a great household, and in some cases were promoted to ministerial rank. The surname is widespread throughout central Europe.2 English: either an occupational name for a maker of caps or cauls, from Middle English kellere, or an occupational name for an executioner, from Old English cwellere.3 Irish: reduced form of Kelleher .

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

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  • Johann Friedrich Keller, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Johann Friedrich Keller in entry for Nicolus Keller, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Hanns Friedrich Rolle in entry for Philipp Friedrich Rolle, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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