Maria Elisabetha Dietrich

9 March 1770–
Durstel, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

The Life of Maria Elisabetha

When Maria Elisabetha Dietrich was born on 9 March 1770, in Durstel, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, her father, Hans Georg Dietrich, was 30 and her mother, Anna Maria Christina Schuh, was 39. She married Johann Philipp Blessing about 1796, in Durstel, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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Johann Philipp Blessing
Maria Elisabetha Dietrich
Marriage: about 1796
Jean George Blessing
Christine Blessing
Philippe Blessing
Philipp Blessing

Spouse and Children

about 1796
Durstel, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France


Parents and Siblings

    Hans Georg Dietrich


    Anna Maria Christina Schuh




    Anna Maria Dietrich


    Anne Maria Dietrich




    Hans Georg Dietrich


World Events (8)

1778 · Treaty of Alliance with American Colonies

Age 8

After the battle of Saratoga France realized that America might be worth backing. They formed an alliance with the colonies and sent naval fleets to help with the war.
1783 · Treaty of Paris is Signed 

Age 13

While Benjamin Franklin was the ambassador to France he negotiated with the French during the war to keep them on the American side. At the same time the Treaty of Paris was established.
1804 · First Empire

Age 34

When the French Revolution ended it started the First Empire or the reign of the Emperors. This included Napoleon I twice and Louis XVIII (King). The First Empire was in control during the Napoleonic Wars.

Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Tederich (Theudoricus), composed of the elements theud ‘people’, ‘race’ + rīc ‘power(ful)’, ‘rich’. This surname is common throughout central and eastern Europe, particularly in the western Slavic countries. The forename occurs in a wide variety of local forms, especially in northern Germany. It is cognate with Dutch Diederik ( see Dederick ).

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

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