Catharina Feig

10 December 1780–
Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

The Life of Catharina

When Catharina Feig was born on 10 December 1780, her father, Johan Jacob Feig, was 30 and her mother, Juliana Spitzfaden, was 25. She lived in Bavaria, Germany in 1780.

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Johan Jacob Feig
Juliana Spitzfaden
Catharina Feig
Georg Peter Feig
Joh. Jacob Feig
Maria Francisca Feig
Eva Catharina Feig

Parents and Siblings


    Juliana Spitzfaden




World Events (5)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 33

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

Age 34

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

Age 72

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

Name Meaning

1 South German: nickname for a coward, from the Middle High German veic ‘fated to die’, which then took on the meaning ‘intimidated’, ‘fearful’, ‘cowardly’.2 German: variant of Feige 2.3 German: in some cases the Slavic word voj ‘man’, ‘warrior’ (variants vojko, vojka) may have been adapted, since, according to Brechenmacher, several 16th-century documents from eastern Germany report the name.

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

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  • Catharina Feig, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Catharina Feig, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Catharina Feig, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"

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