Barbara Mertz

Brief Life History of Barbara

When Barbara Mertz was born on 27 November 1728, in Oberkochen, Ostalbkreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, her father, Thomas Mertz, was 37 and her mother, Anna Catharina Kopp, was 32. She married Johann Martin Moser on 18 July 1752, in Oberkochen, Ostalbkreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 20 October 1796, in her hometown, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Johann Martin Moser
1712–
Barbara Mertz
1728–1796
Marriage: 18 July 1752
Dorothea Charlotta Moser
1753–1832
Christina Catharina Moser
1754–1793
Johann Heinrich Moser
1756–1756
Johann Heinrich Moser
1757–1814
Maria Magdalena Moser
1760–
Regina Margretha Moser
1762–
Matthaeus Moser
1765–1826

Sources (22)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Barbara Mertz - Individual or family possessions: birth: 27 November 1729; Ober Kochen, Jagstkreis, Wuerttemberg, Germany
  • Barbara Mertz, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"
  • Barbara Merzin in entry for Joh. Martin Moser, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

Name Meaning

German: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Martin .

German: variant of Martz . This surname (in any of the possible senses; see also 1 above) is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine) and Poland.

Germanized or Americanized form of Slovenian Merc: occupational name for a grain or salt measurer, from a vernacular form of merec ‘measurer’. Compare Merz .

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

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