Eva Strecker

Rüblingen, Eschental, Öhringen, Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Eva

Eva Strecker was born in 1711, in Rüblingen, Eschental, Öhringen, Württemberg, Germany. She married Johann Michael Gundel in 1748, in Eschental, Öhringen, Württemberg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Johann Michael Gundel
Eva Strecker
Marriage: 1748
Johann Michael Gundel

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Eschental, Öhringen, Württemberg, Germany


World Events (2)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 102

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.

Age 103

The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

Name Meaning

German:1. from an agent derivative of Middle High German strecken ‘to stretch’, hence perhaps an occupational name for someone who stretched cloth out on tenterhooks. 2. from an agent derivative of Middle Low German strecken ‘to plow (a piece of land) for the first time’, hence a nickname for someone who owned or worked a plot of land that had been newly taken into cultivation. 3. (eastern): possibly a habitational name for someone from Streckau near Zeitz. 4. occupational name for a torturer or executioner.

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

Sources (1)

  • Eva im Eintrag für Johann Michael Gundel, „Deutschland, ausgewählte evangelische Kirchenbücher 1500-1971“

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