Gertrut Reichmann

Brief Life History of Gertrut

When Gertrut Reichmann was born on 18 November 1666, in Siegen, Siegen-Wittgenstein, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, her father, Johannes Reichmann, was 33 and her mother, Elssbeth, was 24. She married Johannes Hoffmann on 24 May 1690, in Rödgen, Wilnsdorf, Siegen-Wittgenstein, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 21 November 1728, in Nassau, Rhein-Lahn-Kreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, at the age of 62, and was buried in Rödgen, Wilnsdorf, Siegen-Wittgenstein, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Hoffmann
1663–1737
Gertrut Reichmann
1666–1728
Marriage: 24 May 1690
Wilhelm Hoffman
1690–
Catherine Hofmann
1691–1789
Johannes Hoffman
1692–1772
Maria Catharina Hofmann
1695–1789
Elsa Catharina Hoffmann
1699–
Johannes Herman Hoffman
1702–1765
Johannes Henrich Hoffmann
1708–1765
Johan Wilhelm Hoffman
1711–1776

Sources (16)

  • Gerdraut Reichman, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"
  • Anna in entry for Anna Margretha Hoffmann, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Gerdraut Reichman, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Claus, Dieter, Eberhard, Egon, Erwin, Uwe.

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a powerful or wealthy man, from Middle High German rīch (German reich) ‘noble, powerful, rich’ + man (German Mann) ‘man’.

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

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