Child Blatter

about 1829–
Tenniken, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland

The Life of Child

When Child Blatter was born about 1829, in Tenniken, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland, his father, Johannes Blatter, was 32 and his mother, Anna Barbara Maria Blapp, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Blatter
1797–1864
Anna Barbara Maria Blapp
1793–1870
Anna Maria Blatter
1818–1847
Hans Jacob Blatter
1819–1869
Child Blatter
1829–
Johannes Blatter
1822–
Anna Barbara Blatter
1823–1888
Heinrich Blatter
1825–1860
Friedrich Blatter
1827–1827
Elisabeth Blatter
1828–1901
Verena Blatter
1832–1862
Johann Ulrich Blatter
1834–1834
Johann Rudolph Blatter
1836–1917
Anna Blatter
1839–1863

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (3)

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.
1914

Age 85

Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.

Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German:1. topographic name for someone who lived on a plateau, from Middle High German plate, blate ‘flat surface’, ‘plateau’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. 2. habitational name for someone from Blatten near St. Gallen, Switzerland. The place name refers to a promontory of the Alps, a wide elevated plateau.

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

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