Princess Maria Amalia Kettler of Courland

Brief Life History of Maria Amalia

When Princess Maria Amalia Kettler of Courland was born on 12 June 1653, in Jelgavas novads, Latvia, her father, Jakob Kettler Herzog von Kurland, was 42 and her mother, Louise Charlotte von Brandenburg, was 35. She married Landgraf Karl I von Hessen-Kassel on 21 May 1673, in Kassel, Hesse, Germany. They were the parents of at least 13 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 16 June 1711, in Weilmünster, Oberlahnkreis, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany, at the age of 58, and was buried in Kassel, Gelnhausen, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Landgraf Karl I von Hessen-Kassel
1654–1730
Princess Maria Amalia Kettler of Courland
1653–1711
Marriage: 21 May 1673
Prince Wilhelm Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1674–1676
Moritz Hesse
1696–1696
Prince Karl Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1675–1677
King Friedrich I Von Hessen-Kassel, of Sweden
1676–1751
Prince Christian Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1677–1677
Princess Sofie Charlotte Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1678–1749
Jakob Hesse
1679–
Louis Von Hessen-Cassel
1679–1706
Prince Karl Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1680–1702
Wilhelm von Hessen-Kassel
1682–1760
Prince Leopold Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1684–1704
Anna Maria Hesse
1685–1761
Prince Ludwig Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1686–1706
Landgravine Maria Louise van Hessen Kassel, Princess of Orange
1688–1765
Prince Maximilian Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1689–1753
Princess Daughter Landgrave
1690–1690
Prince George Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1691–1755
Princess Eleonore Antonie Friederike Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1694–1694
Wilhelmine Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel
1695–1722

Sources (2)

  • Maria Amalia Kettler von Kurland, "Find A Grave Index"
  • WIKIPEDIA: MARIA AMALIA KETTLER OF KURLAND

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Horst, Inge, Otto, Rudi, Wolf.

German: northern variant of Kessler .

German: southern variant of Kettner 1.

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

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