Johann Georg von Sontheim, Graf

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About Johann Georg von Sontheim, Graf

origin Johann Georg von Sontheim was an illegitimate son of the ruling Duke Friedrich Eugen von Württemberg and Anne Clementine Claremantrand. Raised under the name of Sontheim and accepted into the cadet institute scion of the deceased Duke was legitimized on January 24, 1807, by his half-brother King Friedrich I and appointed Count of Sontheim, which was a subordinate title of their common father. His heirs and descendants are addressed as Highborn. As early as 1448, the House of Württemberg had ruled Sontheim, which was always part of the Heidenheim office. At the same time, King Friedrich I assured his half-brother and his heirs to the royal county of Limpurg-Sontheim an irrevocable capital of 40,000 florins with 5% interest. The unequally married older brother of King Friedrich, Heinrich Friedrich Karl von Württemberg (1772–1838), had held the title of Count von Sontheim as early as 1802

Marriages and children In 1816 he married Luise Freiin von Liebenstein (1799-1820), in 1823 her second marriage was her sister Mathilde (1803-1870). They were daughters of the royal Württemberg titular chief forest master Carl Ludwig Friedrich von Liebenstein (1762–1822). [9] The Liebenstein family was considered of a small nobility, but the first sister was adopted by the rich Marie Antonie Walburge Crecentia von Bouwinghausen, [10] who provided a handsome dowry of 30,000 guilders. The first wife had, to the sadness of Sontheim, got involved in an affair, which is why the count wanted to divorce, but the young wife died of nerve fever beforehand. [11] Count Georg von Sontheim had a total of six children (all from a second marriage), only one of which did not survive infancy

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Johann Georg von Sontheim, Graf's Timeline

April 26, 1790
Mömpelgard, Württemberg, Deutschland(HRR)
April 11, 1824
March 5, 1827
April 25, 1829
September 15, 1837
August 4, 1839
Württemberg, Deutschland (Germany)
December 14, 1860
Age 70
Ulm, Bayern, Deutschland(DB)