Leopold Merkel

8 March 1828–15 December 1899 (Age 71)
Baden, Germany

The Life of Leopold

When Leopold Merkel was born on 8 March 1828, in Baden, Germany, his father, Franciscus Josephus Merkel, was 40 and his mother, Maria Victoria Kraemer, was 27. He married Crescentia Merkel on 17 May 1866, in Forbach, Rastatt, Baden, Germany. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Forbach, Rastatt, Baden, Germany in 1828. He died on 15 December 1899, in Baden, Germany, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Leopold Merkel
1828–1899
Crescentia Merkel
1837–
Marriage: 17 May 1866
Otto Merkel
1867–1887
Xaver Merkel
1869–1901
Anton Merkel
1870–1870

Spouse and Children

    Male1828–1899Male

    Crescentia Merkel

    Female1837–Female

MARRIAGE
17 May 1866
Forbach, Rastatt, Baden, Germany
children

(3)

    Otto Merkel

    Male1867–1887Male

    Xaver Merkel

    Male1869–1901Male

    Anton Merkel

    Male1870–1870Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 24

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
1864

Age 36

War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.
1890

Age 62

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Name Meaning

1 South German and Swiss German: from a pet form of a short form of a personal name such as Markwardt .2 German: from a pet form of the personal name Mark ( see Mark 4).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leopold Merkel, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"
  • Leopold Merkel, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Leopold Merkel, "Deutschland, Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898"

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