Katharina Stricker

16 December 1649–12 June 1687 (Age 37)
Herisau, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Katharina

When Katharina Stricker was born on 16 December 1649, in Herisau, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland, her father, Konrad Stricker, was 33 and her mother, Anna Baumann, was 25. She married Friedrich Kessler on 13 August 1684. She died on 12 June 1687, at the age of 37.

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Friedrich Kessler
Katharina Stricker
Marriage: 13 August 1684

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    13 August 1684
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    Name Meaning

    German: occupational name for a rope maker or knitter (of hose, for example), from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German stricken ‘to tie’.German: occupational name for someone who snared animals, from an agent derivative of Middle High German stric, Middle Low German strik ‘cord, rope’.Dutch: occupational name for someone whose job was to smooth cloth, or to fill level measures of grain by passing a flat stick over the brim of the measure, thus removing any heaped excess, Middle Dutch strijker. Compare Streicher .

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

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