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Catharina (Wetterhahn) Landzettel (1642 - 1710)

Catharina Landzettel formerly Wetterhahn aka Landseidel, Spieß
Born in Lengfeld, Dieburg, Hessenmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 9 May 1675 in Habitzheim, Dieburg, Hessenmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Habitzheim, Dieburg, Hessenmap
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Catharina Wetterhahn,the daughter of Hans Wetterhahn and Agnes Müller, was baptized 06 March 1642 in Lengfeld, Dieburg, Hessen. [1]

Catharina was married first to Valentin Spieß, whom she married on 25 October 1664 in Spachbrüchen. [1] Although they were married in Spachbruchen, likely the location of the nearest church, they resided in a few miles away Habitzheim, where their children are documented as being born.

The couple had three children:

  • Agnes Anna Elisabetha Spieß, born 1666, died 1736 in Habitzheim [1]
  • Johann Hanß Valentin Spieß, born 1668, died 1726 in Habitzheim [1]
  • Anna Gertraud Spieß, born 1672, died 1673 in Habitzheim [1]

Catharina's first husband Valentin Spieß passed away 26 November 1673. [1] Two years later she remarried to Johann Ludwig Landzettel, of Süß, on 09 May 1675. [1]

Second Marriage Record [2]

Original Text: Anno 1675: Johann Ludwig Landzettel with Catharine Spießen, Hans Velten Spießen sel. Wittib went to church.
Rough Translation: Johann Ludwig Landzettel went to church with [married] Catharine , widow of Hans Velten [sic] Spießen in 1675.

After their marriage, the couple remained in Habitzheim where all their children were born and continued to reside for generations.


  • Johann Peter Landzettel, born 1676 in Habitzheim, died 1680 in Habitzheim [1]
  • Johann Ludwig Landzettel, born 1678 in Habitzheim, died 1727 in Habitzheim [1]
  • Johann Adam Landzettel, born 1681 in Habitzheim, died 1735 in Habitzheim [1]
  • daughter Landzettel, born 1685 in Habitzheim, died 1685 in Habitzheim, unbaptized [1]
  • Susanna Margaretha Landzettel, born 1686 in Habitzheim
  • Unnamed child, stillborn Landzettel, born 1690 in Habitzheim [1]
  • Johann Matthäus Landzettel, born 1693 in Habitzheim, died 1693 in Habitzheim [1]

Catharina Landzettel died 02 February 1710 in Habitzheim. [1] She was 68 years old.

Research Notes

Neither Catharina nor her husband was born in Habitzheim, although all three towns were in Hessen. [3]

  • Süß was about 60 miles northwest of Lengfeld. [4]
  • Lengfeld was about 180 miles northeast of Habitzheim. [5]
  • Süß was about 60 miles northwest of Lengfeld. [6]
  • Süß was about 150 miles north east of Habitzheim; both are east of Frankfurt. [7]


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13, online database, Catharina Wetterhahn, born 1642 in Lengfeld, Hessen, see:
  2. KB Spachbrücken-Habitzheim Church Records, Johann Ludwig Landzettel, Catharine Spießen, widow of Hans Velten Spießen, 1675. See:
  3., location of Lengfeld, Süß, and Habitzheim, Hessen. See:
  4., distance between Süß, Hessen, and Lengfeld, Hessen. See:
  5., distance between Lengfeld, Hessen, and Habitzheim, Hessen. See:
  6., distance between Süß, Hessen, and Lengfeld, Hessen. See:
  7., distance between Süß, Hessen, and Habitzheim, Hessen. See:

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