Thomas Balmas

1 September 1778–31 July 1852 (Age 73)
San Germano, San Germano, Turin, Piedmont, Italy

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Balmas was born on 1 September 1778, in San Germano, San Germano, Turin, Piedmont, Italy, his father, Michel Balmas dit Redfin, was 54 and his mother, Marie Bertalot, was 39. He married Susanne Menusan about 1798. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 31 July 1852, in his hometown, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Balmas
Susanne Menusan
Marriage: about 1798
Maria Balmas
Jeanne Balmas

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1798
  • Children


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    World Events (3)

    Age 36
    Napoleon abdicated his throne and Italy was broken up into small kingdoms.
    Age 42
    Small revolutions in the kingdoms. Venice, Rome and Tuscany declare themselves Republics.
    Age 71
    Austria regains control of most of Italy.

    Name Meaning

    Greek: from Albanian ballë ‘forehead, brow’, a nickname for someone with a prominent brow.Greek: possibly also from bal(l)a ‘ball’, from Italian balla ‘ball, bullet; cannonball’, a nickname for someone who was short and fat.German: variant of Baldas, from a shortened form of the personal name Baltazar .

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Piedmont project family group sheet for Thomas Balmas and Susanne Menusan
    • Piedmont project family group sheet for Michel Balmas and Marie Bertalot

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