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Catherine Gertrudt (Baltzer) Mauser (abt. 1700 - 1772)

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Catherine Gertrudt (Gertraudt) Mauser formerly Baltzer aka Walther
Born about in Germanymap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married in Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
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Gertraudt Baltzer was probably born about 1700 in Germany.

She married Leonhardt Walther, born about 1701 in Erbach, Hessen Darmstadt Germany.[1] They had a son Andreas Walther, born about 1723 in Erbach, Hessen Darmstadt Germany.[1]

The family emigrated to Nova Scotia, Canada around 1751. Leonhardt died 31 August 1753 in Halifax, Nova Scotia; Andreas died before 18 September 1753 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.[1]

Gertraudt then married George Albrecht Mauser 30 June 1753 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.[2] He was born about September 1720, and died 6 August 1810 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.[3][1]

Their children included:[1]

  1. George Mauser, baptised 19 October 1754 at St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg;[4] died 4 March 1777 in Lunenburg.[3]
  2. Peter Mauser, born 30 April 1759 in Lunenburg;[5] died 10 January 1815 in Lunenburg.[6]

Gertraudt died on 8 Apr 1772 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada.[6][1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 The Wainwright Family of Essex County Massachusetts. Gertraudt (Baltzer) Walther and Some of her Descendants, Last Updated 04 July 2007
  2. St. Paul's Anglican Church, Parish Records of St. Pauls Anglican Church, Halifax Nova Scotia.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Zion Lutheran Church, Lunenburg, Parish Records of the Zion Lutheran Church, Lunenburg Nova Scotia.
  4. St. John's Anglican Church, Parish Records of St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg.
  5. St. John's Anglican Church, Parish Records of St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Dutch Reformed Church of Lunenburg Nova Scotia, Parish Records of the Dutch Reformed Church in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.

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On 27 Jul 2015 at 16:57 GMT R. Murphy wrote:

Baltzer-57 and Baltzer-56 appear to represent the same person because: Same person

Gertraudt is 23 degrees from Elinor Glyn, 26 degrees from Frances Weidman and 23 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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