Margaretta Jaeger

about 1761–about 1842 (Age 81)
West Hamburg, Tilden Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaretta

When Margaretta Jaeger was born about 1761, in West Hamburg, Tilden Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Jaeger, was 49 and her mother, Maria Judith Stieglitz, was 33. She died about 1842, at the age of 81.

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Jacob Jaeger
Maria Judith Stieglitz
Anna Maria Amelia Jaeger
George Jaeger
Margaretta Jaeger
Eve Jaeger
Catharina Elizabeth Jaeger
Elizabeth Jaeger

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World Events (8)


Age 15

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 15

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1783 · A Free America

Age 22

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

German (mostly Jäger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a hunter, Middle High German jēger(e), Middle Low German jeger(e) (agent derivatives of jagen ‘to hunt’); as a Jewish surname, it is mainly ornamental, derived from German Jäger. The surname is also established in Scandinavia (Swedish Jäger; Danish and Norwegian Jæger) and has been Latinized as Venator.

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

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