When did Countess Sophia von Isenberg live? [closed]

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There seem to two be very different theories:

  1. She was born before 1200, got married in 1237 and had numerous children. 
  2. She was born about 1220, got married in 1258 and her husband passed away roughly the same year - no children. 
For the date of the marriage I am inclined to accept the first date as one of her husband's children is called Sophia - it seems fair to assume that she was the mother. 
WikiTree profile: Sophie von Volmestein
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in Genealogy Help by László Kóczy G2G6 (9.5k points)
closed by László Kóczy
Sofie/Sophie/Sophia was a fairly common name during this period, so I don't think we can assume that just because one of the children is named Sophia that that was also her mother's name?

Looking at the dates you mention it seems possible that there are 2 different Sophies, but somewhere they have been made into the same person?

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+1 vote
Best answer

Should be Sophie van Limburg, married to Friedrich von Altena and Isenberg. Charles Cawley reports 6 children, including Sophie who married Heinrich von Volmestein. http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/FRANCONIA%20(LOWER%20RHINE).htm#FriedrichIIAltenadied1226A

by Helmut Jungschaffer G2G6 Pilot (541k points)
selected by László Kóczy
This is actually their daughter, but thanks for the comment, this is the source I should have thought about at the first place!

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