Joseph Baumann

17 October 1790–
St. Peterzell, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Baumann was christened on 17 October 1790, in St. Peterzell, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, his father, Hans Jacob Baumann, was 35 and his mother, Anna Elisabeth Neff, was 35. He married Salomea Bühler on 11 June 1811. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Baumann
1790–
Salomea Bühler
1789–1819
Marriage: 11 June 1811
Verena Baumann
1812–
Johannes Baumann
1813–
Hans Jakob Baumann
1816–1819

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1811
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (4)

    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.
    1848
    New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Erwin, Otto, Gerhard, Ernst, Heinz, Guenter, Armin, Dieter, Erna, Friedrich.German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): status name for a peasant or a nickname meaning ‘neighbor, fellow citizen’, from Middle High German būman, German Baumann ‘peasant’ (see Bauer ). This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine), the Netherlands, Denmark, Poland, and some other European countries. Compare Bauman and Bowman .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Buhmann
    Bauman
    Boman
    Bauer

    Sources (5)

    • Joseph Bauman, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Joseph Baumann in entry for Hs Jacob Baumann, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Joseph Baumanns in entry for Salome Bühler, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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