Anna Barbara Will

Brief Life History of Anna Barbara

When Anna Barbara Will was born on 24 July 1838, in Gadernheim, Bensheim, People's State of Hesse, Germany, her father, Johann Philipp Will, was 33 and her mother, Anna Margarete Bünau, was 32. She married Georg Friedrich Heinrich Schellhaas on 25 November 1866, in Neunkirchen, Dieburg, Grand Duchy of Hesse. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 22 June 1891, in Zwingenberg, Bergstraße, Hesse, Germany, at the age of 52.

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Georg Friedrich Heinrich Schellhaas
Anna Barbara Will
Marriage: 25 November 1866
Georg Schellhaas
Heinrich Schellhaas

Sources (5)

  • Barbara Will im Eintrag für Heinrich Schellhaas, „Deutschland, Hessen, Standesbücher 1874-1927“
  • Barbara Will im Eintrag für Heinrich Schellhaas, „Deutschland Geburten und Taufen, 1558-1898“
  • Barbara Will im Eintrag für Georg Schellhaas, „Deutschland Geburten und Taufen, 1558-1898“

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Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Will, a short form of William . This surname is now commonly found in Scotland, in Aberdeenshire, Angus, and Kincardineshire.

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, from Middle English wel, wel(l)e, wille, in a southwestern dialect form. This surname is found predominantly in the south and southwestern parts of the country. Compare Well 1.

English: nickname from Middle English iwil, wil(l)e ‘agreeable, pleasing’.

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

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