Johannes Grob

26 June 1829–23 February 1904 (Age 74)
Ebnat-Kappel, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Grob was born on 26 June 1829, in Ebnat-Kappel, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, his father, Thomas Grob, was 44 and his mother, Regula Bommeli, was 42. He married Anna Katharina Riemensberger on 19 October 1858, in Ebnat-Kappel, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 23 February 1904, in Ebnat-Kappel, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Grob
1829–1904
Anna Katharina Riemensberger
1826–1886
Marriage: 19 October 1858
Nina Grob
1859–1884
Jakob Grob
1864–
Elise Grob
1866–1873

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 October 1858
Ebnat-Kappel, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
children

(3)

    Nina Grob

    Female1859–1884Female

    Jakob Grob

    Male1864–Male

    Elise Grob

    Female1866–1873Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Anna Maria Grob

    Female1817–1872Female

    Male1829–1904Male

World Events (2)

1848

Age 19

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.
1863

Age 34

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

1 German (Switzerland): nickname for a strong, heavy man, or for a lout, from Middle High German g(e)rop ‘coarse’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Yiddish grob, cognate with 1, which also means ‘fat’ and may have been applied in this sense.

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

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