Catharina Glass

Female15 February 1825–26 May 1874

Brief Life History of Catharina

When Catharina Glass was born on 15 February 1825, in Illischestie, Gurahumora, Bukowina, Austria, her father, Georg Class, was 25 and her mother, Maria Christina Werb, was 18. She married Johann Janz on 7 January 1846, in Milleschoutz, Bukowina, Austria. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 26 May 1874, at the age of 49, and was buried in Bukowina, Austria.

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Family Time Line

Johann Janz
1821–
Catharina Glass
1825–1874
Marriage: 7 January 1846
Katerina Janz
1848–1920
Johann Janz
1849–
Karolina Janz
1850–1909
Jakob Janz
1855–1922
Francisca Janz
1860–1901
Josef Janz
1862–
Johann Janz
1864–
Elisabeth Janz
1866–1924
Adam Janz
1868–1868
Luise Janz
1869–1877

Sources (15)

  • Katharina Janz, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Katharina in entry for Daniel Brenner, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Catharina Glass, "World Miscellaneous Marriages, 1662-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1846Milleschoutz, Bukowina, Austria
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (3)

    1827

    Age 2

    Ludwig von Beethoven dies. A German native, he dies in Vienna, Austria.

    1866

    Age 41

    Prussia attacks Austria.

    1867

    Age 42

    The Dual monarchy of Austria-Hungary is established.

    Name Meaning

    English and German: metonymic occupational name for a glazier or glass blower, from Old English glæs ‘glass’, Middle High German glas. In English, the name may also derive from a nickname from Old French glas, clas ‘clash of arms, noise, tumult (of battle)’.

    Irish (Ulster), Welsh, Cornish, and Scottish: from an Anglicized form of the epithet glas ‘slate colored, gray’, or any of various Gaelic surnames derived from it.

    German: from an altered form of the personal name Klass, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

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

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