Gottlieb Im Obersteg

3 October 1864–12 March 1908 (Age 43)
Erlenbach im Simmental, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Gottlieb

When Gottlieb Im Obersteg was born on 3 October 1864, in Erlenbach im Simmental, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Gottlieb ImObersteg, was 24 and his mother, Susanna Mani, was 25. He died on 12 March 1908, in his hometown, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Gottlieb ImObersteg
1840–1905
Susanna Mani
1839–1896
Jakob ImObersteg
1863–1950
Gottlieb Im Obersteg
1864–1908
Johannes Im Obersteg
1866–1941
Magdalena Im Obersteg
1868–
Marie Im Obersteg
1870–
Gottfried Im Obersteg
1872–1938
Adolf Im Obersteg
1874–1925
Friedrich Im Obersteg
1877–1942
Lina Im Obersteg
1880–
Elisa Im Obersteg
1882–
August Im Obersteg
1883–1883
Bertha Im Obersteg
1886–

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Name Meaning

Korean: there are two Chinese characters for this surname. The founding ancestors of all Korean Im clans were originally from China. Some sources indicate that there are 216 clans that use the most common character, but only two—the Naju Im family and the P’ŏngt’aek Im family—have actually been documented. The founding ancestor of the P’yŏngt’aek Im family, Im P’algŭp, immigrated to Korea from China during the Tang Dynasty and settled in the P’yŏngt’aek area. The Naju Im clan is said to be descended from the P’ŏngt’aek Im clan. Members of the Im clans which use this more common character are found throughout the peninsula. Although some sources indicate that there are 120 clans that use the other Im character, only two of these are documented: the Im clan of Changhùng and the Im clan of P’ungch’ŏn. The founders of these two clans are also from China. The founders of both the Changhùng Im clan and the P’ungch’ŏn Im clan came to Korea during the Koryŏperiod ( ad 918–1392 ), the latter while escorting a princess bride to the Koryŏ court. About fifty percent of the Ims bearing the less common character as a surname live in South Ch’ungch’ŏng province.

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

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