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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Johann Martin Moser
Barbara Mertz
Marriage: 18 July 1752
Dorothea Charlotta Moser
Christina Catharina Moser
Johann Heinrich Moser
Johann Heinrich Moser
Maria Magdalena Moser
Regina Margretha Moser
Matthaeus Moser

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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