Albrecht Schwab

1839–1911 (Age 72)
Switzerland

The Life Summary 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, 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
    1865Switzerland
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    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): habitational name for someone from Swabia (German Schwaben), from Middle High German Swāp, German Schwabe ‘Swabian’. The region takes its name from an ancient 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. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine), the Netherlands, and some other European countries (compare 2 below).Germanized form of Czech, Slovak, Rusyn (from Slovakia), Slovenian, and Croatian Šváb or Švab (see Svab ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Swab
    Svab
    Schwabe
    Schwaab
    Schwebke
    Swoveland
    Swope
    Swoope
    Schwebel

    Sources (9)

    • Uthricht Schwab in entry for Alfred Schwab and Catherine Staehli, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Albrecht Schwab in entry for Johann Gottfried Schwab, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Albrecht Schwab in entry for Elise Schwab, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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