Christophorus Schneider

7 January 1743–17 September 1830 (Age 87)
Biewer, Pfalzel, Trier, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Christophorus

When Christophorus Schneider was born on 7 January 1743, in Biewer, Pfalzel, Trier, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany, his father, Johann Jacobus Christian Schneider Sr., was 37 and his mother, Anna Margaretha Seffer, was 28. He married Angela Kirsch on 10 February 1767, in Biewer, Pfalzel, Trier, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 17 September 1830, in Biewer, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, at the age of 87, and was buried in Pfalzel, Trier, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Christophorus Schneider
1743–1830
Anna Maria Zimmer
1757–1820
Marriage: 8 February 1780
Matthias Schneider
1781–1781
Anna Margaretha Schneider
Anna Margaretha Schneider
1782–
Matthias Schneider
1784–1792
Susanna Schneider
1787–1839
Gertrud Schneider
1792–
Matthias Schneider
1794–1863

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 February 1780
Pfalzel, Trier, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany
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World Events (2)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 70

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.
1814

Age 71

The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, literally ‘cutter’, from Middle High German snīder, German Schneider, Yiddish shnayder. The same term was sometimes used to denote a woodcutter. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Christophor Schneider in entry for Petrus Schneider, "Germany, Rhineland, Diocese of Trier, Catholic Church Records, 1704-1957"
  • Christophori Schneider in entry for Carolus Heinen, "Germany, Rhineland, Diocese of Trier, Catholic Church Records, 1704-1957"
  • Christophori Schneider in entry for Carolus Heing, "Germany, Rhineland, Diocese of Trier, Catholic Church Records, 1704-1957"

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