Johann Bernhard Maÿer

Brief Life History of Johann Bernhard

When Johann Bernhard Maÿer was born on 4 March 1762, in Belsen, Mössingen, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, his father, Hannß Bernhard Maÿer, was 32 and his mother, Elisabetha Barbara Bauer, was 28. He married Adelheid Streib on 4 November 1783, in Mössingen, Rottenburg, Württemberg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 10 July 1801, in Belsen, Mössingen, Rottenburg, Württemberg, Germany, at the age of 39.

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Johann Bernhard Maÿer
Adelheid Streib
Marriage: 4 November 1783
Anna Katharina Maÿer
Johann Bernhard Maÿer
Elisabeth Barbara Maÿer
Anna Catharina Maÿer
Johann Bernhard Maÿer
Christina Maÿer
Johann Bernhard Maÿer
Elisabeth Barbara Maÿer

Sources (17)

  • Johann Bernhard Majer, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Johann Bernhard Maier in entry for Catharine Maier, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Johann Bernhard Majer, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Hans, Franz, Helmut, Wilhelm, Erwin, Gerhard, Heinz, Ilse, Lorenz, Wolfgang.

English (Staffordshire): post-medieval form of Mear, which is either a topographic name, from Middle English mere ‘pond, pool’ (Old English mere) or Middle English mere ‘boundary’ (Old English (ge)mǣre), or a habitational name from one or more of the many places with names derived from these terms, such as Mere (Cheshire, Lincolnshire, Wiltshire), Meir in Caverswall (Staffordshire), and Meare (Somerset).

English: occupational name for a physician, from Old French mire, Middle English mire, meir, meyre, originally synonymous with Myer .

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

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