Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Anna Margaretha Scholl 1672

Anna Margaretha Scholl was born baptism 2 April 1672 in Graben, Baden, Germany to Hans (Andreas) Endris Scholl and Margaretha Hosin. She was their 5th child. . The records were searched for her death because there are two crosses on her baptismal record. between 1678 and 1689 without success. It was interesting to see how many deaths there were in Graben in those years. In 1678 only 1 death was listed. 1680 5 deaths, 1681 8 deaths.

During the life of Anna Margaretha:
In the War of the Grand Alliance (1688-1697), the French destroyed Graben, so that only the church, city hall and some buildings remained. The inhabitants of the village were forced into the forests and in the surrounding area. Peace, order and prosperity did not return until the middle of the 18th century. (Wikipedia)

The Name Anna
Anna is a Latin form of the Greek: Ἅννα and the Hebrew name Hannah (Hebrew: חַנָּה Ḥannāh‎), meaning "favor" or "grace" or "beautiful". ... Saint Anne is traditionally the name of the mother of the Virgin Mary, which accounts for its wide use and popularity among Christians. (Wikipedia)
Documents related to Anna Margaretha Scholl:

Anna Margaretha birth 2 April 1672 page 102078348 page 155

Anna Margaretha birth 2 April 1672 Two crosses show she died, probably young. 
Baptismal sponsors: Christoph Schumacher, and his wife Margaretha and Antoni Weick and wife Margaretha
Pastor:The Pastor in 1671-1674 was Pfarrer Johann Georg Pantzhaff
von (from) Urach in Württemberg.
Who is Christoph Schumacher?
Christoph Schumacher was born 1642 in Graben and lived until 1691. He married Margaretha Straub about 1670 and they had three children. Christoph's occupation was inkeeper of Gronen (crown) (the spellng may be Schumacher) Occupation at death: Gerichtsverwandter (see the end of this page for his death record) Christoph also had a son named Christoph 1675-1750 who married Anna Maria Barbara Horchheimer 1681-1738. They had six children. Christoph, a butcher,  and his wife were the baptismal sponsors of Hans Andreas Endris Scholl's son George Scholl b 1678 children. That means two generations of Schumachers were godparents or baptismal sponsors to two generations of the same Scholl family. 
Who is Anton Weick?
Anton or Antoni Weick was born 24 Aug 1647 to Hans Jacob Weick (1610-1671) and Barbara Pfeil (1612 - ). He was their second child. Antoni married Margaretha sometime before 1669 and they had four children. Antoni Weick died 5 Sep 1733 in Bruchsal, St. Damian and Hugo, Krlsrh., Badn and was buried the next day - 6 Sep 1733