Countess Ferdinande Henriette of Stolberg-Gedern

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Countess Ferdinande Henriette of Stolberg-Gedern
Born(1699-10-02)2 October 1699
Gedern
Died31 January 1750(1750-01-31) (aged 50)
König
Noble familyHouse of Stolberg
Spouse(s)Georg August, Count of Erbach-Schönberg
FatherLouis Christian, Count of Stolberg-Gedern
MotherChristine of Mecklenburg-Güstrow

Countess Ferdinande Henriette of Stolberg-Gedern, born 2 October 1699 at Gedern, Oberhessen, Hesse-Darmstadt, then in the Holy Roman Empire, was a daughter of Louis Christian, Count of Stolberg-Gedern, and Duchess Christine of Mecklenburg-Güstrow. She died at König, Starkenburg, Hesse-Darmstadt, on 31 January 1750, at age 50.[1]

Through her daughter Karoline she is a direct female line ancestor of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, King Michael of Romania, the last King of that country, as well as of Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.

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She married Georg August, Count of Erbach-Schönberg, on 27 June 1719 at Waldenburg, Baden-Württemberg, and had thirteen children.

  1. Countess Christine of Erbach-Schonberg (b. Schönberg, Starkenburg, Hesse-Darmstadt, 5 May 1721 – d. Eschleiz, Reuss-Juengere-Linie, Thuringia, 26 November 1769), married in Schönberg on 2 October 1742 to Heinrich XII, Count Reuss-Schleiz (Schleiz 15 May 1716-Kirschkau 25 Jun 1784).
  2. Georg Ludwig II, Count of Erbach-Schonberg (b. Schönberg, 27 January 1723 – d. Plön, Holstein, 11 February 1777), married in Plön on 11 November 1764 to Duchess Friederike of Holstein Sonderburg-Plön (1736–1769).
  3. Count Franz Karl of Erbach (b. Schönberg, 28 July 1724 – d. Schönberg, 29 September 1788), married in Bergheim, Oberhesse, Hesse-Darmstadt on 4 September 1778 to Countess Auguste Karoline of [Isenburg.
  4. Christian Adolf, Count of Erbach (b. Gedern, 23 August 1725 – d. Gedern, 29 March 1726).
  5. Countess Karoline Ernestine of Erbach-Schönberg (b. Gedern, 20 August 1727 – d. Ebersdorf, 22 April 1796), married Heinrich XXIV, Count Reuss-Ebersdorf, on 28 June 1754 in Thurnau, Bavaria.
  6. Count Christian of Erbach (b. Gedern, 7 October 1728 – d. Mergentheim, 29 May 1799).
  7. Countess Auguste Friederike of Erbach (b. Schönberg, 20 March 1730 – d. Thurnau, 5 September 1801), married in Schönberg on 13 September 1753 to Christian Count von Giech-Wolfstein.
  8. Count Georg August of Erbach (b. Schönberg, 9 March 1731 – d. König, 8 February 1799).
  9. Count Karl of Erbach-Schonberg (b. Schönberg, 10 February 1732 – d. Schönberg, 29 July 1816) married in Cernetice, Strakonice, Bohemia then Habsburg Monarchy, now Czech Republic, on 1 July 1783 to Marie Josefina Viktoria Anna Zadubska.
  10. Count Friedrich of Erbach (b. Schönberg, 22 January 1733 – d. Schönberg, 6 April 1733).
  11. Countess Louise Leonore of Erbach (b. Schönberg, 26 August 1735 – d. Schönberg, 23 January 1816), married on 6 July 1750 to Leopold Casimir, Count van Rechteren.
  12. Count Kasimir of Erbach (b. Schönberg, 27 September 1736 – d. Prague, Bohemia then Habsburg Monarchy, now Czech Republic, 6 April 1760).
  13. Count Gustav Ernst of Erbach-Schönberg (b. Schönberg, 27 April 1739 – d. Zwingenberg, 17 February 1812), married in Rottleberode on 3 August 1753 to Princess Henriette of Stolberg-Stolberg.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ludwig christian count of stolberg gedern", E-family tree. Retrieved 2011-07-05.

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