Thomas Balmas

Male1 September 1778–31 July 1852

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Balmas was born on 1 September 1778, in San Germano, San Germano, Turin, Piedmont, Italy, his father, Elder 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

Sources (2)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1798
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +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

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Maxima, Anastacio, Arturo, Esteban, Manuel, Rosita.

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

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

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