Maria Catherine Leinbach

16 July 1779–after 1833 (Age 53)
Alsace Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Maria Catherine

When Maria Catherine Leinbach was born on 16 July 1779, in Alsace Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Henry Leinbach Jr, was 27 and her mother, Catherine Keller, was 25. She married Daniel Wentzel on 11 August 1799, in Exeter Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died after 1833, at the age of 55.

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Daniel Wentzel
Maria Catherine Leinbach
Marriage: 11 August 1799
Joseph Wentzel
Nicholas Wentzel
Catharine Wentzel

Spouse and Children

11 August 1799
Exeter Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 15

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name from any of several streams called leinbach, from Middle High German līn ‘flax’ or Middle Low German leie (genitive leien) ‘rock’, ‘stone’ + bach ‘stream’.

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

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  • Records of Zion (Spies) Reformed Church

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