Hans Martin Niess

1719–
Hunspach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

The Life of Hans Martin

When Hans Martin Niess was born on 8 November 1719, in Hunspach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, his father, Hans Michael Niess, was 33 and his mother, Maria Margretha Weimer, was 27. He married Maria Eva Rott on 14 April 1744, in Hunspach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Hans Martin Niess
1719–
Maria Eva Rott
1729–
Marriage: 14 April 1744
Maria Barbara Niess
1746–
Maria Eva Niess
1747–1754
Margaretha Niess
1750–
Johann Jacob Niess
1751–
Johann Michael Niess
1753–
Johann Martin Niess
1756–1756
Maria Eva Niess
1757–
Maria Salome Niess
1760–
Anna Maria Niess
1763–1779
Barbara Niess
1765–
Martin Niess
1767–
Juliana Niess
1769–
Maria Dorothea Niess
1769–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
14 April 1744
Hunspach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Hans Michael Niess

    Male1686–Male

  • Maria Margretha Weimer

    Female1692–Female

siblings

(8)

  • Maria Margretha Niess

    Female1712–Female

  • Johann Michael Niess

    Male1714–1762Male

  • Maria Juliana Niess

    Female1717–Female

  • Male1719–Male

  • Susanna Maria Niess

    Female1722–1727Female

+3 More Children

World Events (5)

1778 · Treaty of Alliance with American Colonies

Age 59

After the battle of Saratoga France realized that America might be worth backing. They formed an alliance with the colonies and sent naval fleets to help with the war.
1783 · Treaty of Paris is Signed 

Age 64

While Benjamin Franklin was the ambassador to France he negotiated with the French during the war to keep them on the American side. At the same time the Treaty of Paris was established.
1789

Age 70

Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Nies 1.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Hans Martin Niess -

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