Jaques Balmas

Brief Life History of Jaques

When Jaques Balmas was born on 6 October 1765, in San Germano, San Germano, Turin, Piedmont, Italy, his father, Michel Balmas, was 41 and his mother, Marie Bertalot, was 26. He married Marie Catherine Soulier on 9 January 1786, in San Germano Chisone, Turin, Piedmont, Italy. They were the parents of at least 7 daughters. He died on 6 October 1838, in his hometown, at the age of 73.

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Jaques Balmas
Marie Catherine Soulier
Marriage: 9 January 1786
Marie Balmas
Marie Martha Balmas
Catherine Balmas
Marie Balmas
Marguerite Balmas
Madeleine Balmas
Henriette Balmas

Sources (7)

  • Piedmont project family group sheets; ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSZ5-L7DX-N?i=973&cat=327231
  • Piedmont project family group sheets
  • Piedmont project family group sheets

World Events (2)


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


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

Name Meaning

French: from the old personal name Dalmas, from Latin Dalmatius, the name of several early Christian saints, derived from Dalmatia, the name of a region in present-day Croatia, along the Adriatic sea.

Italian (Veneto): from the personal name Dalmasso, from Latin Dalmatius (see 1 above), or a patronymic from the personal name Maso .

Italian (Veneto): possibly also a topographic name from the regional word maso ‘farm’.

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

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