Johannes Mesmer

24 January 1711–
Sulgen, Thurgau, Switzerland

The Life 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 33. He married Catharina Mesmer on 8 June 1738, in Sulgen, Thurgau, Switzerland.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Mesmer
1711–
Catharina Mesmer
1691–1762
Marriage: 8 June 1738

Spouse and Children

    Male1711–Male

    Catharina Mesmer

    Female1691–1762Female

MARRIAGE
8 June 1738
Sulgen, Thurgau, Switzerland

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Hans Geoerg Messmer

    Male1700–1700Male

    Salomon Messmer

    Male1701–Male

    Hans Ulrich Messmer

    Male1702–1704Male

    Female1705–1708Female

    Female1707–1708Female

+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1798

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.
1800

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1803

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

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Messmer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Johannes Mesmer, "Switzerland Marriages, 1532-1910  "
  • Johannes Messmer, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"
  • Johannes Mesmer, "Schweiz, Heiraten, 1532-1910 "

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