Princess Barbara von Hessen

Brief Life History of Barbara

When Princess Barbara von Hessen was born on 8 April 1536, in Kassel, Hesse, Germany, her father, Landgraf Philipp "Der Großmütige" von Hessen I, was 31 and her mother, Prinzessin Christine von Sachsen, was 30. She married Count George I von Württemberg-Mömpelgard on 10 September 1555, in Holy Roman Empire. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 8 June 1597, in Schloss Waldeck, Waldeck, at the age of 61, and was buried in Netze, Waldeck, Eder, Waldeck-Pyrmont.

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Family Time Line

Count George I von Württemberg-Mömpelgard
Princess Barbara von Hessen
Marriage: 10 September 1555
Duke Ulrich I Von Württemberg Montbéliard
Herzog Friedrich von Würtemberg I
Duchess Eva Christine von Württemberg-Mömpelgard

Sources (2)

  • Barbara von Hessen, “Find A Grave Index”
  • Legacy NFS Source: Barbara of Hesse -

Name Meaning

Altered form of Welsh Vaughan .

Chinese: variant of Wong .

Cambodian: written វ៉ុន, unexplained.

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

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