Maria Catharine Gunther

Femaleabout 1664–7 May 1711

Brief Life History of Maria Catharine

When Maria Catharine Gunther was born about 1664, in Weibern, Adenau, Rhineland, Prussia, German Empire, her father, Peter Günther, was 52 and her mother, Anna Maria Mitnacht, was 44. She married Johan Yost Lauck about 1684, in Ohren, Limburg, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 7 May 1711, in West Camp, Ulster, New York Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Johan Yost Lauck
Maria Catharine Gunther
Marriage: about 1684
Maria Margaretha Laucs
Maria Catherine Lauck
Reinhardt Laux Loucks
Johann Jost Lauck
Hans Jost Peter Lauck
Johann Peter Laux
Anna Mariae Lauck

Sources (2)

  • Marie Catharine Gunter in entry for Johannes Lug, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Maria Catherina Starring - 3 + sources

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1684Ohren, Limburg, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    Age 0

    After the English took over in the 1660s, the colony was renamed New York, after the Duke of York


    Age 6

    Historic Charleston, founded in 1670, is one of the oldest cities in the whole country.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Gerhard, Fritz, Otto, Rudi, Alphons, Arno, Bernd, Dieter, Ehrhardt, Erwin, Gunther.

    German (mainly Günther): variant of Gunter .

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

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