Michael Kammer

31 December 1840–13 April 1892 (Age 51)
Wengen, Lauterbrunnen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Michael

When Michael Kammer was born on 31 December 1840, in Wengen, Lauterbrunnen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Michael Kammer, was 33 and his mother, Elisabeth Graf, was 25. He married Anna Schlunegger on 24 April 1863. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 13 April 1892, in his hometown, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Michael Kammer
1840–1892
Anna Schlunegger
1841–1910
Marriage: 24 April 1863
Michael Kammer
1872–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 April 1863
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (3)

    1848
    Age 8
    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.
    1848
    Age 8
    Made capital 1848
    1863
    Age 23
    Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

    Name Meaning

    South German:1. from Kammer ‘chamber’, ‘storage chamber’, ‘treasury’, hence an occupational name for a chamberlain or treasurer ( see Kammerer ). 2. ( Kämmer ) occupational name for a comb maker or a wool comber or fuller, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kam(b), kam(me) ‘comb’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Kammerer
    Cammer
    Comer
    Kamer
    Kammerman
    Kemmer
    Kommer

    Sources (4)

    • Michael Kammer, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Swiss Reformed Church Parish Records, 1277-1992
    • Swiss Reformed Church Parish Records, 1277-1992

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