Thomas Balmas

1 September 1778–31 July 1852 (Age 73)
San Germano, San Germano Chisone, Torino, Piemonte, Italy

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Balmas was born on 1 September 1778, in San Germano, San Germano Chisone, Torino, Piemonte, Italy, his father, Michel Balmas, 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

about 1798


Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

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

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 (1)

  • Piedmont project family group sheets; ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSZ5-L7FB-D

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