Anna Barbara Meister

2 October 1691–2 October 1768 (Age 77)
Langwiesen, Feuerthalen, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of Anna Barbara

When Anna Barbara Meister was born on 2 October 1691, in Langwiesen, Feuerthalen, Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Hans Conrad Meister, was 35 and her mother, Anna Billing, was 35. She married Johannes Witzig on 21 November 1709. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 2 October 1768, in Feuerthalen, Zürich, Switzerland, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Witzig
1687–
Anna Barbara Meister
1691–1768
Marriage: 21 November 1709
Hans Conrad Witzig
1710–1791
Anna Sabina Witzig
1711–1712
Anna Margaretha Witzig
1715–1787
Johannes Witzig
1716–1719
Andreas Witzig
1719–1793
Johannes Witzig
1721–1724
Anna Katharina Witzig
1724–
Elisabetha Witzig
1724–
Anna Barbara Witzig
1728–1747

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 November 1709
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

    Hans Conrad Meister

    Male1656–1696Male

    Anna Billing

    Female1656–1726Female

siblings

(8)

    Cheopha Meister

    Female1682–1696Female

    Catharina Meister

    Female1684–1687Female

    Hans Jacob Meister

    Male1685–1688Male

    Anna Barbara Meister

    Female1688–Female

    Conrad Meister

    Male1690–1693Male

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): status name for someone who was master of his craft, from Middle High German meister ‘master’ (from Latin magister). The surname Meister is established throughout central Europe; in Poland it is also spelled Majster. As an Ashkenazic Jewish surname it denoted a rabbi as a leading figure in a Jewish community.

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

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