Gertraud Stoll

Brief Life History of Gertraud

When Gertraud Stoll was born on 9 November 1809, in Nagold, Württemberg, Germany, her father, Johann Georg Ludwig Stoll, was 27 and her mother, Magdalena Kohler, was 36. She married Johannes Walz on 30 October 1831, in Nagold, Württemberg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 10 daughters. She died on 9 November 1874, in her hometown, at the age of 65, and was buried in Walddorf, Altensteig, Nagold, Württemberg, Germany.

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Johannes Walz
Gertraud Stoll
Marriage: 30 October 1831
Anna Maria Walz
Barbara Magdalena Walz
Johann Jakob Walz
Anna Maria Walz
Anna Maria Walz
Johann Gottlieb Walz
Georg Ludwig Walz
Gertraud Walz
Gertraud Walz
Michael Christian Walz
Christian Michael Walz
Christine Walz
Gertraude Walz
Gertraude Walz
Anna Maria Walz

Sources (38)

  • Gertrude Walz, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Gertraud in entry for Friedrich Walz, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Gertraud, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

World Events (4)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

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


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

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Gerhard, Klaus, Nikolaus, Alois, Kurt, Otto, Ulrich, Alfons, Bernd, Dieter, Dietrich.

German: from Middle High German, Middle Low German stolle ‘prop, support, frame’ or ‘tunnel in a mine’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a carpenter or miner; or a nickname for a clumsy or coarse person.

Jewish (from Belarus): metonymic occupational name for a smith, from Yiddish dialect stol, shtol ‘steel’.

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

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