Marie Katharina Welf von Braunschweig-Dannenberg was born 10 June 1616 in Dannenberg, Lower Saxony, Germany to Julius Ernst von Braunschweig-Dannenberg (1571-1636) and Marie von Ostfriesland (1582-1616) and died 1 July 1665 in Grabow, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany of unspecified causes. She married Adolf Friedrich I. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1588-1658) 15 February 1635 in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. Notable ancestors include Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from Germany, Sweden, France, the United Kingdom, Austria, Italy, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Belarus, Switzerland, Spain, Hungary, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Netherlands, Poland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Marie Katharina von Braunschweig-Dannenberg and Adolf Friedrich I. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1588-1658)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Juliane Sibylle von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1636-1701)
Friedrich I. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1638-1688) 13 February 1638 Schwerin 28 April 1688 Grabow Christine Wilhelmine von Hessen-Homburg (1653-1722)

Christine von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1639-1693)
Bernhard Sigismund von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1641-1641)
Auguste von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1643-1644)
Marie Elisabeth von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1646-1713)
Anna Sofie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1647-1726)
Adolf Ernst von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1650-1651)
Philipp Ludwig von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1652-1655)
Heinrich Wilhelm von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1653-1653)
Adolf Friedrich II. von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1658-1708) 19 October 1658 Grabow, Germany 12 May 1708 Neustrelitz, Germany Marie von Mecklenburg-Güstrow (1659-1701)
Johanna von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1680-1704)
Christiane Emilie Antonie von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen (1681-1751)

Common ancestors of Marie Katharina von Braunschweig-Dannenberg (1616-1665) and Adolf Friedrich I. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1588-1658)

  1. Albrecht von Sachsen (1443-1500)
  2. Johann Cicero von Brandenburg (1455-1499)
  3. Magnus II. zu Mecklenburg (1441-1503)
  4. Margarete von Sachsen (1449-1501)
  5. Sidonie von Böhmen (1449-1510)
  6. Sophie von Pommern (1468-1504)

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