Barbe Engel1776 - 1833 (57 years)
Name Barbe Engel  Born 1776 Guermange, Saarebourg, Moselle, FR 
- Year extrapolated from marriage document.
Gender Female Religion Anabaptist Died 15 Sep 1833 Gosselming, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Person ID I5905 Schrock-Birkey Connection Last Modified 12 Feb 2019
Father Jean Pierre Engel (Ringle), b. 1722, d. 13 Nov 1796, Zommange, Moselle, FR (Age 74 years) Mother Marie Magdalena /Rouvenacht (Reuvenacht Riffenacht), d. Bef 1785/96 Family ID F1878 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Nicholas Risser, b. Abt 1764, Gosselming, Moselle, Lorraine, FR , d. 19 Jan 1814, Gosselming, Moselle, Lorraine, FR (Age ~ 50 years) Married 23 Jul 1798 Gosselming, Moselle, Lorraine, FR [2, 3, 4]
- Witnesses included Joseph Farny, a miller on Nolweyer Pond at Bisping (he was Nicolas's brother-in- law, married to Anne Risser); Christian Engel, a Zommange cultivator (Barbe's cousin); Jacob/Jacques Moser, miller at Bisping and neighbor to the bride (he later married Joseph Farny's widow); and Joseph Engel, miller at Lorentzen (Barbe's younger brother).
- Marriage document seems to say Nicholas is a widower, but no name of first spouse. He is the son of deceased Jacques Risser and Catherine Ruppe, father and mother from Alzing. It does not say if Catherine Ruppe is dead or alive.
Four major witnesses: Joseph Farnie, miller, living in Nollweyer (57930 Bisping Belles Forets), brother-in-law of the groom. Christian(ne) Engel, farmer, living in Sommange (Zommange 57260), brother in law of the groom; Jacque Moser, miller, living in Nollweyer, neighbour of the bride; Josephe Engel, meunier (miller) demeurant au moulin de Lorentzs. Josephe Farnie does not know reading and writing.
Barbe Engel, born in Germange (Guermange 57260), 22 years old, daughter of deceased Jean-Pierre Engel and Magdeleine Riffennact, father and mother from Gosselming.
Children 1. Nicolas Risser, b. 19 Oct 1811, Gosselming, Moselle, Lorraine, FR , d. 15 Aug 1889, Stanford, McLean Co., IL (Age 77 years) 2. Anne Marie Risser, b. 1802 Last Modified 12 Feb 2019 Family ID F2010 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Event Map Born - 1776 - Guermange, Saarebourg, Moselle, FR Married - 23 Jul 1798 - Gosselming, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Died - 15 Sep 1833 - Gosselming, Moselle, Lorraine, FR = Link to Google Earth
- Had connections to Bidestroff as well, since publications of marriage were made there, and in Gosselming.