Leinhard Schmutz

2 October 1580–July 1648 (Age 67)
Vechigen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Leinhard

When Leinhard Schmutz was born on 2 October 1580, in Vechigen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Hans Schmutz, was 26 and his mother, Christine Blum, was 22. He married Barbara Grunder on 30 May 1603, in Vechigen, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He died in July 1648, in his hometown, at the age of 67, and was buried in Vechigen, Bern, Switzerland.

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Family Time Line

Leinhard Schmutz
1580–1648
Barbara Grunder
1582–
Marriage: 30 May 1603
Lienhard Schmutz
1604–
Catharina Schmutz
1605–1611
Barbli Schmutz
1609–
Catharina Schmutz
1611–
Madlen Schmutz
1612–
Johannes Schmutz
1614–
Jost Schmutz
1616–
Catharina Schmutz
1617–
Catharina Schmutz
1618–
Johannes Schmutz
1620–
Anna Schmutz
1623–

Spouse and Children

    Male1580–1648Male

    Barbara Grunder

    Female1582–Female

MARRIAGE
30 May 1603
Vechigen, Bern, Switzerland
children

(11)

    Lienhard Schmutz

    Male1604–Male

    Catharina Schmutz

    Female1605–1611Female

    Barbli Schmutz

    Female1609–Female

    Catharina Schmutz

    Female1611–Female

    Madlen Schmutz

    Female1612–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Hans Schmutz

    Male1554–Male

    Female1558–Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1580–1648Male

    Jost Schmutz

    Male1582–Male

    Hans Schmutz

    Male1583–Male

    Female1585–Female

    Niklaus Schmutz

    Male1587–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (1)

1648

Age 68

All European peace treaty formally accepts Switzerland as an independent nation.

Name Meaning

1 South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a dirty or slovenly person, from German Schmutz ‘dirt’, Middle High German smuz.2 South German: nickname for a cheerful person, from a noun derivative of Middle High German smutzen ‘to smile’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Schmutz Family Record of Vechigen, Bern, Switzerland

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