Lienhart Schmutz

Male1580–July 1648

Brief Life History of Lienhart

When Lienhart Schmutz was born in 1580, in Vechigen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Hans Schmutz, was 27 and his mother, Christine Blum, was 23. He married Barbli 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 68, and was buried in Vechigen, Bern, Switzerland.

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Lienhart Schmutz
Barbli Grunder
Marriage: 30 May 1603
Lienhard Schmutz
Catharina Schmutz
Barbli Schmütz
Catarina Schmutz
Madlen Schmutz
Johannes Schmutz
Jost Schmutz
Catharina Schmutz
Cathryna Schmutz
Johannes Schmutz
Anna Schmutz

Sources (20)

  • Lienhardt Schmutzer in entry for Christianam Schmutzer, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Leinhart Schmutz in entry for Johannes Schmutz, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Leinhart Schumtz in entry for Catrin Schumtz, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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  • Marriage
    30 May 1603Vechigen, Bern, Switzerland
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (1)


    Age 68

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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Fritz, Gerhard, Hans.

    South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a dirty or slovenly person, from German Schmutz ‘dirt’, Middle High German smuz.

    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.

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