Johannes Mesmer

Male24 January 1711–

Brief Life History of Johannes

When Johannes Mesmer was christened on 24 January 1711, in Sulgen, Thurgau, Switzerland, his father, Salomon Messmer, was 47 and his mother, Magdalena Schaerer, was 34. He married Catharina Mesmer on 8 June 1738, in Sulgen, Thurgau, Switzerland.

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Johannes Mesmer
Catharina Mesmer
Marriage: 8 June 1738

Sources (4)

  • Johannes Mesmer, "Switzerland Marriages, 1532-1910  "
  • Johannes Messemer, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Johannes Messmer, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 June 1738Sulgen, Thurgau, Switzerland
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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (3)


    Revolution in Switzerland. Farmers in occupied territories become free citizens. Centralistic parliamentary republic according to French model. Occupation by French troops and some battles of Napoleon vs. Austria and Russia in Switzerland.


    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.


    "Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of German Messmer .

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

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