Hans Jacob Laufer

Male10 August 1673–

Brief Life History of Hans Jacob

When Hans Jacob Laufer was christened on 10 August 1673, in Eglisau, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Ulrich Laufer, was 27 and his mother, Anna Frey, was 25. He married Elisabetha Brennwald about 1704, in Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters.

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Hans Jacob Laufer
Elisabetha Brennwald
Marriage: about 1704
Solomon Laufer
Anna Laufer
Elisabeth Laufer
Felix Laufer
Felix Lauffer
Anna Lauffer
Hans Heinrich Laufer
Dorothea Margreta Lauffer
David Lauffer

Sources (15)

  • H Jacob Lauffers in entry for Anna Lauffers, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Hans Jacob Laufey, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Hanss Jacob, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1704Switzerland
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Berish, Mayer, Chaim, Leibish, Ari, Hyman, Moishe, Moshe, Myer, Pinchas. German Hans, Armin, Berthold, Erwin, Frieda, Fritz, Fritzi, Ilse, Mathias, Otto, Siegmund, Wolfgang.

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (also Läufer): occupational name for a messenger or a nickname for a fast runner, from an agent derivative of Middle High German loufen, German laufen ‘to run’.

    German (also Läufer): habitational name for someone from a place called Lauf, Laufen, or Lauffen in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (see Lauf ).

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

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