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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Family Time Line

Johann Bernhard Maÿer
1762–1801
Adelheid Streib
1764–1842
Marriage: 4 November 1783
Anna Katharina Maÿer
1784–1785
Johann Bernhard Maÿer
1786–1786
Elisabeth Barbara Maÿer
1787–1790
Anna Catharina Maÿer
1790–1850
Johann Bernhard Maÿer
1792–1794
Christina Maÿer
1795–1799
Johann Bernhard Maÿer
1798–1799
Elisabeth Barbara Maÿer
1800–1868

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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