Margaretha Weidmann

Female16 March 1836–29 May 1928

Brief Life History of Margaretha

When Margaretha Weidmann was born on 16 March 1836, in Ernsthofen, Kreis Dieburg, Grand Duchy of Hesse, her father, Georg Philipp Weidmann, was 33 and her mother, Elisabetha Margaretha Bauer, was 31. She died on 29 May 1928, in Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Georg Philipp Weidmann
Elisabetha Margaretha Bauer
Elisabetha Barbara Weidmann
Johann Georg Weidmann
Johann Konrad Weidmann
Johann Philipp Weidmann
Margaretha Weidmann
Georg Philipp Weidmann

Sources (20)

  • 1880 United States Federal Census
  • Germany, Select Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898
  • Pennsylvania, U.S., Marriages, 1852-1968

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (7)


Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Age 27

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 27

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Armin, Erhardt, Hans, Heinz, Inge, Jurgen, Monika.

German: variant of Weidemann ‘huntsman’. Compare Wayman , Weidman , and Weitman .

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Weide ‘pasture, meadow’ + Mann ‘man’.

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

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