Jost Bischoff

9 June 1689–November 1754 (Age 65)
Spiez, Bern, Switzerland

The Life 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 Muehlematter, was 33. He married Maria Mueller about 1630, in Spiez, Bern, Switzerland. He died in November 1754, in Switzerland, at the age of 65, and was buried in Spiez, Bern, Switzerland.

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Family Time Line

Jost Bischoff
1689–1754
Magdalena Turtschi
1685–1748
Marriage: 3 February 1713
Anna Bischoff
1714–1781
Christen Bischoff
1716–
Hans Bischoff
1718–
Samuel Bischoff
1721–
Jacob Bischoff
1723–1806
Magdalena Bischoff
1726–1794

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 February 1713
children

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    Anna Bischoff

    Female1714–1781Female

    Male1716–Male

    Hans Bischoff

    Male1718–Male

    Samuel Bischoff

    Male1721–Male

    Jacob Bischoff

    Male1723–1806Male

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Parents and Siblings

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Name Meaning

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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  • Genealogical record of the Bischoff family of Spiez, Kt. Bern, Switzerland, 1598-1935 Film 128067

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