Anna Katherina Holder

Brief Life History of Anna Katherina

When Anna Katherina Holder was born about June 1751, in Tübingen, Württemberg, her father, Johannes George Holder, was 26 and her mother, Anna Maria Beck, was 21. She married Johann Jacob Munz on 17 January 1775, in Gächingen, Sankt Johann, Reutlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Johann Jacob Munz
1749–
Anna Katherina Holder
1751–
Marriage: 17 January 1775
Johannes Munz
1777–1845
Anna Katharina Munz
1779–1780
Johann Georg Munz
1781–1855
Johann Jakob Munz
1784–1811
Anna Katharina Munz
1786–1820
Anna Barbara Munz
1786–1828
Johann Conrad Munz
1787–1835
Johann Michael Munz Sr
1791–1861

Sources (14)

  • Catharina in entry for Anna Barbara Holderin, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Anna Katharine in entry for Johann Michael Murz, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Anna Cath in entry for Johann Conrad Munz, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by an elder tree, Middle High German holder, or a topographic or habitational name referring to a house named for its sign of an elder tree. In same areas, for example Alsace, the elder tree was believed to be protective of a house.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Holder ‘elder tree’.

English: status or occupational name from Middle English holdere, haldere, heldere ‘tenant; servant, retainer; laborer’, an agent derivative of holden ‘to hold’ (Old English healdan). Compare Helder 3.

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

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