Maria Lips

Brief Life History of Maria

When Maria Lips was born on 12 August 1778, in Urdorf, Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Jakob Lips, was 42 and her mother, Dorothea Spillman, was 36. She married Hans Jakob Lips on 14 September 1806, in Urdorf-Dietikon, Zürich, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 11 April 1834, in her hometown, at the age of 55.

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Hans Jakob Lips
Maria Lips
Marriage: 14 September 1806
Hans Jacob Lipss
Kaspar Lips

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  • Maria Lipss, "Schweiz, Heiraten, 1532-1910 "
  • Maria Frey, "Schweiz, Heiraten, 1532-1910 "
  • Maria Frey im Eintrag für Caspar Lipss, "Schweiz, Taufen, 1491-1940"

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Revolution in Switzerland. Farmers in occupied territories become free citizens. Centralistic parliamentary republic according to French model. Occupation by French troops and some battles of Napoleon vs. Austria and Russia in Switzerland.


Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

North German, Flemish, and Dutch: from a shortened form of the personal name Philips, from Latin Philippus (see Philip ).

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

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