Marianna Sommerfeld

28 February 1794–16 October 1842 (Age 48)
Gnesen, Posen, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Marianna

Marianna Sommerfeld was born on 28 February 1794, in Gnesen, Posen, Prussia, Germany. She married Gottlieb Grenz in 1812. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 16 October 1842, in Odessa, Odessa, Kherson, Russian Empire, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Gottlieb Grenz
1788–1844
Marianna Sommerfeld
1794–1842
Marriage: 1812
Anna Waldburge Grenz
1815–
SAMUEL Georg Grenz
1819–1859
Jacob Grenz
1822–1891
Gottlieb Grenz Jr
1824–
Christoph Stephan Grenz
1826–1915
Ludwig Grenz
1828–
Andreas Grenz
1829–
Johann Philipp Grenz
1830–1833
Michael Grenz
1833–1905
Dorothea Grenz
1836–1836
Louise Grenz
1837–1855
Catharina Grenz
1840–1876

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1812
children

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1796

Age 2

Paul crowned emperor of Russia. Establishes new law of succession.
1801

Age 7

Alexander I crowned emperor. Conquest of Caucasus region begins.
1812

Age 18

Napoleon's army occupies Moscow but is then driven out of Russia.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name from any of several places so named.2 German: topographic name from fields so named because they were cultivated only in the summer, from Middle High German sumer, Middle Low German somer ‘summer’ + Middle High German, Middle Low German velt ‘open country’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Sommer ‘summer’ + Feld ‘field’. Compare Sommer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maria Sonnenfeld in entry for Louise Grentz, "Russia, Lutheran Church Book Duplicates, 1833-1885"
  • Maranna Somerfelt in entry for Dorothea Grenz, "Russia, Lutheran Church Book Duplicates, 1833-1885"
  • Maria Sommerfeld in entry for Catharina Grenz, "Russia, Lutheran Church Book Duplicates, 1833-1885"

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