Hans Heinrich Messner

Maleabout 1722–

Brief Life History of Hans Heinrich

Hans Heinrich Messner was born about 1722, in Vrchlabí, Trutnov, Czechoslovakia as the son of Hans Meistner or Messner. He married Apollonia Kohl on 15 October 1747, in Hohenelbe, Bohemia, Austria. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Hans Heinrich Messner
1722–
Apollonia Kohl
1727–1802
Marriage: 15 October 1747
Apollonia Messner
1748–

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  • Czech Republic, Trutnov, Vrchlabí, Vrchlabí, church records birth of Apolonia Messner
  • Czech Republic, Trutnov, Vrchlabí, Vrchlabí, church records Marriage of Hans Heinrich Messner and Appolonia Kohl

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  • Marriage
    15 October 1747Hohenelbe, Bohemia, Austria
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (1)

    Name Meaning

    South German: occupational name for a sexton, churchwarden, or verger, Middle High German mesnære (Old High German mesināri, from Late Latin ma(n)sionarius, a derivative of mansio, genitive mansionis ‘house (of God), church’). The double -s- is the result of association with Messe ‘Mass’. This surname is also found in France (mainly Alsace) and Slovenia (see also 3 below). Compare Mesner .

    In some cases also an Americanized or Germanized form Slovenian Mežnar (see Meznarich ) or Mesner , cognates of 1 above.

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational for a sexton in a synagogue, from southern German Messner ‘sexton’ (compare 1 above).

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

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