|An engraving of Charles Nicholas Weiss, |
by F. McCabe from a drawing by Charles Hayter,
Born: 20 June 1789, Mulhouse
Died: 14 June 1845, Bombay, India
Father: Jean Gaspard Weiss, 1739-1815
Mother: Marie Baumgarten, 1755-1798
Spouse: Benigna Catharina von Holst (c1801-1845)
Married by Banns on 9 September 1828 at the Parish Chapel, St Pancras, London, England. Both were living in the parish at the time. Witnesses were "Gustavus v Holst" (Gustavus von Holst, Benigna's uncle), "M v Holst" (Matthias von Holst, Benigna's father), and "J.C. Zester?"
- Adelaide Catherine Gustavia Martha, 1829-1918
- Bernard James George, 1831-?
- Caroline Judith, 1833-1905
- Derby, 1835-?
- Egmont John Theodore, 1837-1911
- Frederick Adam, 1839-1931
Known to his own family as Nicholas, though he used his full name in his work.
Of all of Gaspard Weiss' children, Charles trod the most similar career path to his father. He was a flute virtuoso, teacher and composer who spent many years in England.