Jean Balmas

15 December 1770–
San Germano Chisone, Torino, Piemonte, Italy

The Life of Jean

When Jean Balmas was born on 15 December 1770, in San Germano Chisone, Torino, Piemonte, Italy, his father, Michel Balmas, was 46 and his mother, Marie Bertalot, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Michel Balmas
1723–1784
Marie Bertalot
1738–1823
Marguerite Balmas
1757–1819
Michel Balmas
1760–1836
Jean Balmas
1762–
Jaques Balmas
1765–1838
Marie Balmas
1768–
Jean Balmas
1770–
Pierre Balmas
1773–1852
Daniel Balmas dit Refin
1776–1846
Thomas Balmas
1778–1852
Henriette Sophie Balmas
1781–1823

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World Events (5)

1814

Age 44

Napoleon abdicated his throne and Italy was broken up into small kingdoms.
1820

Age 50

Small revolutions in the kingdoms. Venice, Rome and Tuscany declare themselves Republics.
1849

Age 79

Austria regains control of most of Italy.

Name Meaning

Catalan: topographic name from balma ‘cave’, ‘hollow’ (of pre-Roman origin), a common element of place names.

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

Sources (2)

  • Piedmont project family group sheets; ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSZ5-L7FB-D
  • Italy, Waldensian Evangelical Church Records, 1679-1969; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939N-25JK-L?cc=1861053&wc=M6LN-JP8%3A168060101%2C169107401%2C169107402%2C169179201

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