Hanß Jacob Jäger

Maleabout 1734–

Brief Life History of Hanß Jacob

Hanß Jacob Jäger was born about 1734, in Scherzingen, Thurgau, Switzerland. He married Dorothea Hafen on 6 December 1753, in Scherzingen, Thurgau, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters.

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Hanß Jacob Jäger
Dorothea Hafen
Marriage: 6 December 1753
Anna Barbara Jäger
Anna Elisabeht Jäger
Hans Jacob Jäger
Anna Magdalena Jäger

Sources (13)

  • Hans Jacob Jaeger, "Switzerland Marriages, 1532-1910  "
  • Hss Jacob Jäger in entry for M Magdalena Jäger, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Hans Jacob Jeger, "Switzerland Marriages, 1532-1910  "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 December 1753Scherzingen, Thurgau, Switzerland
  • Children (4)

    World Events (3)


    Age 64

    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.


    Age 66

    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.


    Age 114

    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 Bernhard, Dieter, Gunter, Hans, Irmgard, Kurt, Wilhelm, Wolfgang.

    German (also Jäger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic; Jäger); Dutch: occupational name for a hunter, from Middle High German jeger(e), Middle Low German jeger(e), Middle Dutch jagher ‘hunter’. See also Jaeger , compare Yager and Yauger .

    Slovenian; Slovak (mainly Jáger, also Jäger): occupational name for a hunter, from jager (Slovak jáger), a colloquial loanword from Middle High German (see Jaeger ). This surname is also found in Czechia (also Jáger) and Croatia. Compare Yager .

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

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