The family Weickhmann in Gdansk

The pedigree of this honorable family has its origin in the south of Germany and the oldest known branches are found in the last half of the 16. and in the first half of the 17. Century in several of the former free imperial cities, For example, in Ulm, where 1659 is called a Christoph Weickhmann.

A Hans Weickhmann from Nuremberg, settled as a bookbinder 1641 Danzig and settled in Augsburg in the year 1590 You find the tailors Weickhmann Hans Christoph and his wife Susanne Lotter. A son of this marriage, Johann Leonhard Weickhmann, Born on 30. March 1597, moved to Leipzig, where he died as a citizen and a merchant at 31. October 1631. Of his four children, had son John Leonard II. settled in Gdansk. He married the daughter of a merchant Catherine Ravensburg * 25.6.1641.

Son Joachim Weickhmann * 29.9.1662 was a noted theologian, as well as Joachim Samuel Weickmann *18.4.1712 and Gottlieb G. Weickhmann was mayor of the city of Gdansk 1762-1776.


Löschin, Gotthilf: The family Weickhmann and her services to Gdansk, 1839

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