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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Leopold Merkel
Crescentia Merkel
Marriage: 17 May 1866
Otto Merkel
Xaver Merkel
Anton Merkel

Spouse and Children


    Crescentia Merkel


17 May 1866
Forbach, Rastatt, Baden, Germany


    Otto Merkel


    Xaver Merkel


    Anton Merkel


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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.

Age 36

War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.

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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  • 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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