Albrecht Schwab

1839–1911 (Age 72)
Switzerland

The Life of Albrecht

When Albrecht Schwab was born in 1839, in Switzerland, his father, Johann Schwab, was 29 and his mother, Elisabeth, was 27. He married Marian Schwab in 1865, in Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1911, in Siselen, Siselen, Bern, Switzerland, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Albrecht Schwab
1839–1911
Marian Schwab
1840–1878
Marriage: 1865
Elisa Schwab
1866–
Marian Schwab
1869–1947
Alfred Schwab
1871–1946
Emil Schwab
1873–1954
Friedrich Abraham Schwab
1873–1919
Fritz Schwab
1874–1919
Fredrich Schwab
1874–1919
Godfried John Schwab
1875–1959

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1865
Switzerland
children

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World Events (3)

1848

Age 9

New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.
1848

Age 9

Made capital 1848
1863

Age 24

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): regional name for someone from Swabia (German Schwaben), from Middle High German Swāp, German Schwabe ‘Swabian’. The region takes its name from a Germanic tribe recorded from the 1st century bc in the Latin form Suebi or Suevi, of uncertain origin; it was an independent duchy from the 10th century until 1313 , when the territory was broken up.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Uthricht Schwab in entry for Alfred Schwab and Catherine Staehli, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Albert Schwab in entry for Godfried J. Schwab and Elisabeth Stahli, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Albert Schwab in entry for Godfried J. Schwab, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940"

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