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[M]     Michael II Kern

Birth:        1555 Forchtenberg, Württemberg, Germany
Death:        13 Nov 1634 Forchtenberg, Württemberg, Germany
Religion:     Lutheran

Father:    Michael (Michel) I Kern (*1529 Enslingen, Württemberg, Germany +1603 Forchtenberg, Württemberg, Germany)
Mother:    Magdalena Berler (*1530 Forchtenberg, Württemberg, Germany +1587 Forchtenberg, Württemberg, Germany)

Married	Appollonia Riemann (*1557 Krautheim, Baden, Germany +1627 Forchtenberg, Württemberg, Germany)
	     20 Jun 1579 Forchtenberg, Württemberg, Germany
Children:
    1. Michael III Kern (*1580 Forchtenberg, Württemberg, Germany +1649 Forchtenberg, Württemberg, Germany)
    2. Jörg Kern (*1583 Forchtenberg, Württemberg, Germany +c1639)
    3. Leonhard Kern (*1585 Forchtenberg, Württemberg, Germany)
    4. Leonhard Kern (*1588 Forchtenberg, Württemberg, Germany +1662 Schwäbisch Hall, Württemberg, Germany)
    5. Barbara Kern (*1591 Forchtenberg, Württemberg, Germany)
    6. Peter II Kern (*1594 Forchtenberg, Württemberg, Germany +1638 Koblenz?, Rheinland, Germany)
    7. Apollonia Kern (*1597 Forchtenberg, Württemberg, Germany +1646 Forchtenberg, Württemberg, Germany)

Notes:
Stonemason and limer. Mayor of Forchtenberg in 1625. He enlarged the house now called the Kern-Haus in Forchtenberg and in it in 1593 set a stone with the saying "Das Haus sted in Gotes Hand" (This house always in God's hand.") His mark is on the lion mask on the gate tower of Forchtenberg, dated 1604. His mark is also on a window in the castle courtyard in Langenburg. In 1608, the town of Ingelfingen borrowed 150 Gulden from him in order to pay for the Keßelmühle. In 1609/1610 he built the Jagstbrücke in Schöntal, on which his sculpted self-portrait is exhibited with the inscription "Michel Kern Burger zu Forchtenberg werckmeister diser Brucken. 1609". He sued Sebastian Schroth 1616–1620 over an injurious accusation of witchcraft. He died of the plague.

Sources: GEDBAS(Database: Uli1936+, ID: 1084523553), FSDH(Batch: M92271-1, Origin: Germany-VR, Film: 1340209, Reference: 2:S5NXS7), FORCHTBG, NDB1, LBWKAT1, LBWKAT3, KERNM2(Page: 163)
UUID: 6ab6d59e-e3e3-46e5-96c3-c930c07ab385
Last changed: 8 May 2015


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