Jakob Schoch

Male24 October 1730–12 November 1806

Brief Life History of Jakob

When Jakob Schoch was born on 24 October 1730, in Dettenried, Weisslingen, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Melchior Schoch, was 27 and his mother, Susanna Brandenberger, was 23. He married Ursula Meili on 19 August 1760, in Weisslingen, Zürich, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 12 November 1806, at the age of 76, and was buried in Switzerland.

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Jakob Schoch
Ursula Meili
Marriage: 19 August 1760
Bartholome Schoch
Verena Schoch
Rudolf Schoch
Susanna Schoch
Barbara Schoch
Elisabeth Schoch
Jakob Schoch
Anna Schoch

Sources (13)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Jakob Schoch - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: Jakob Schoch
  • Jacob Schoch in entry for Anna Schoch, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Jacob Schoch in entry for Jacob Schoch, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 August 1760Weisslingen, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (2)


    Age 68

    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 70

    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Kurt, Hans, Arno, Erwin, Franz, Fritz, Gerhard, Wieland, Wilhelm.

    South German: topographic name from Middle High German schoche ‘barn, haystack’ (compare Schober ), also occupational name for a farmer.

    German and Dutch (of German origin): variant of Schock .

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

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