Gutele Schnapper

Gutele Schnapper

Female 1753 - 1849  (95 years)    Has no ancestors but more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Gutele Schnapper 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 23 Aug 1753 
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 May 1849 
    Person ID I303155  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2002 

    Family Mayer Amschel Rothschild,   b. 23 Feb 1743,   d. 19 Sep 1812, Frankfurt Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 29 Aug 1770 
    +1. Schönche Jeanette Rothschild,   b. 1771,   d. 1859  (Age 88 years)
     2. Baron Amschel Rothschild,   b. 1773,   d. 1855  (Age 82 years)
    +3. Baron Salomon von Rothschild,   b. 1774,   d. 1855  (Age 81 years)
    +4. Baron Nathan von Rothschild,   b. 7 Sep 1777, Frankfurt Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1836, Frankfurt Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     5. Isabella Rothschild,   b. 1781,   d. 1861  (Age 80 years)
    +6. Babette Rothschild,   b. 1784,   d. 1869  (Age 85 years)
    +7. Baron Karl Mayer von Rothschild,   b. 1788,   d. 1855  (Age 67 years)
    +8. Julie Rothschild,   b. 1790,   d. 1813  (Age 23 years)
    +9. Henriette Rothschild,   b. 1791,   d. 1866  (Age 75 years)
    +10. Baron James de Rothschild,   b. 1793,   d. 1868  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2002 
    Family ID F121616  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Gutele Schnapper

  • Notes 
    • When a grandee observed that Frau Rothschild would probably outlive all her guests, she answered, in arch imitation of her sons' stock-market language, "Why should God take me at a hundred when he can have me at ninety-four?" When another Highness offered her his personal physician, a wizard guaranteed to make his patients twenty years younger, Frau Rothschild said, "People always think I want to grow younger. I don't. I want to grow older."
      At Amschel's signal, the state visit departed. Later Frau Rothschild's words would be retold in the best drawing rooms. But her most famous phrase was spoken just after one of those splendiferous assemblies had vanished into its equipages. A ghetto neighbor ran into the house, worried about her sons who had just come of military age. She asked Frau Rothschild if there had been any news from the great personages? Would there be peace or war? "War?" Gutele said simply. "Nonsense. My boys won't let them."
      As usual she was right. "My boys won't let them" summed up much of the invisible politics of the nineteenth century.

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