Sofie Letsch

30 March 1899–2 April 1978 (Age 79)
Bitz, Balingen, Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Sofie

When Sofie Letsch was born on 30 March 1899, in Bitz, Balingen, Württemberg, Germany, her father, Hermann Gottieb Letsch, was 24 and her mother, Judith Wenzler, was 24. She married Johann Roth on 28 September 1925, in Lautlingen, Balingen, Württemberg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 2 April 1978, in Lautlingen, Balingen, Württemberg, Germany, at the age of 79.

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Johann Roth
Sofie Letsch
Marriage: 28 September 1925
Fritz Roth
Willi Roth

Spouse and Children

28 September 1925
Lautlingen, Balingen, Württemberg, Germany



    Willi Roth


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World Events (8)


Age 15

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 15

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Age 34

Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg.

Name Meaning

1 South German and Swiss: nickname for someone with a large, drooping lower lip, or a slouching gait, cognate with the Swabian dialect word lätsch ‘flabby’, ‘drooping’, ‘slouching’.2 German: habitational name from any of the places mentioned at Letcher 3.

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

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