Jost Bischoff

Brief Life History of Jost

When Jost Bischoff was born on 9 June 1689, in Spiez, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Christian Bischoff, was 36 and his mother, Barbara Mülimatter, was 33. He married Magdalena Turtschi on 3 February 1713, in Spiez, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died in November 1754, in Switzerland, at the age of 65, and was buried in Spiez, Bern, Switzerland.

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Jost Bischoff
Magdalena Turtschi
Marriage: 3 February 1713
Anna Bischoff
Christen Bischoff
Hans Bischoff
Samuel Bischoff
Jacob Bischoff
Magdalena Bischoff

Sources (14)

  • Jost in entry for Anna Bischoff, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Jost Bischoff, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Jost Bischoff in entry for Unknown, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Erwin, Bernhard, Hans, Klaus, Lorenz, Alois, Armin, Arno, Dieter, Fritz.

German: from Middle High German bischof, Middle Low German bischop ‘bishop’, probably applied as a nickname for someone with a pompous manner or as a metonymic occupational name for someone in the service of a bishop. See also Bishop .

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

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