Elisabetha Catharina Berger

Female–9 August 1772

Brief Life History of Elisabetha Catharina

Elisabetha Catharina Berger married Johann Peter Best about 1740. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 9 August 1772, in Mainz-Bingen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

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Johann Peter Best
Elisabetha Catharina Berger
Marriage: about 1740
Ana Maria Best
Johannes Best
Johann Jacob Best

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  • Marriage
    about 1740
  • Children (3)

    Name Meaning

    German, Dutch, Swedish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived in the mountains or hills (see Berg ). The surname of German origin is also found in many other European countries, e.g. in France (Alsace and Lorraine), Russia, Poland, Czechia, Hungary, and Croatia, and Slovenia, often as a translation into German of corresponding Slavic topographic names or surnames. As a Jewish name it is mainly artificial. Compare Bargar , Barger , Barker , Barrier , and Barriger .

    French: occupational name from Old French bergier ‘shepherd’ (from Late Latin berbicarius, from berbex ‘ram’). It is also found in England, as a surname of Huguenot origin. Compare Shepard .

    Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms so named with the plural of Berg ‘mountain’.

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

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