Josephus Michael Schneider

Male29 March 1816–24 April 1882

Brief Life History of Josephus Michael

When Josephus Michael Schneider was born on 29 March 1816, in Pozsony County, Hungary, his father, Joannes Schnaider, was 45 and his mother, Catharina Veszely, was 29. He married Sidonia Sebeszta on 14 September 1856. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 24 April 1882, in his hometown, at the age of 66.

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Josephus Michael Schneider
Sidonia Sebeszta
Marriage: 14 September 1856
Ernestina Schneider
Julius Schneider
Josephus Schneider
Joannes Schneider
Victor Antonius Schneider
Carolus Schneider
Anna Schneider

Sources (11)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Josephus Michael Schneider - Church record: birth-name: Josephus Michael Schneider
  • Josephus Schneider, "Slovakia Church and Synagogue Books, 1592-1935"
  • Schneider Josephus, "Slovakia Church and Synagogue Books, 1592-1935"

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  • Marriage
    14 September 1856
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (2)


    Age 32

    Hungarian Revolution and the Habsburg Emperor was dethroned but the Habsburg rule was re-established with the help of Russia.


    Age 51

    Hungary becomes autonomous partner in Austro-Hungarian Empire.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Franz, Erwin, Fritz, Dieter, Manfred, Heinz, Alois, Ewald, Helmut.

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, literally ‘cutter’, from Middle High German snīder, German Schneider, Yiddish shnayder. The same term was sometimes used to denote a woodcutter. This surname is also established in many other parts of Europe, notably in France (Alsace and Lorraine), the Netherlands, Hungary, Poland, and Czechia. In Czechia, Slovakia, Croatia, and Slovenia it is also established in Slavicized forms (see 2 below). In part, Schneider is a Gottscheerish (i.e. Gottschee German) surname, originating from the Kočevsko region in Lower Carniola, Slovenia (see Kocevar ). Compare Sneider 1, Snider 1, and Snyder 1.

    Germanized form of Czech, Slovak, Croatian, and Slovenian Šnajdr or Šnajder, and Czech Šneidr, Šneider, Šnejdr, and Šnejder, surnames of German origin (see above).

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

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