Valentin Jeger

Brief Life History of Valentin

When Valentin Jeger was born on 18 July 1890, in Molinis, Graubünden, Switzerland, his father, Michael Jeger, was 21 and his mother, Maria Magdalena Schaedler, was 20. He married Anna Goetz on 31 July 1920, in Molinis, Graubünden, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Valentin Jeger
Anna Goetz
Marriage: 31 July 1920
Georg Jeger
Eva Jeger

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  • {name} na entrada para Georg Jäger, “Registros da igreja suíça, católica e luterana, 1418-1996”
  • Valentin Jeger in entry for Eva Roth, "Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Immigration Cards, 1900-1965"

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World Events (7)


Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.


Treaty of Versailles reaffirms Swiss neutrality.


St. Moritz, Switzerland hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Camille, Lucien, Pierre, Yvon, Antoine, Aurele, Emile, Jacques, Marcel, Zoel, Adelard.

French (Léger) and English: from the ancient Germanic personal name Leudgari, composed of the elements leud ‘people’ and gari (from garwa) ‘ready, eager’ or gari ‘spear’ and Latinized as Leodegar(ius). The name was borne by a 7th-century Christian saint, bishop of Autun, whose fame contributed to the popularity of the name in France. See also Ledger and St. Leger .

French (Léger): nickname from léger ‘light, superficial’.

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

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