Jakob Gander

15 June 1732–child (Age NaN)
Saanen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Jakob

When Jakob Gander was born on 15 June 1732, in Saanen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Johannes Gander, was 35 and his mother, Maria Fleuti, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Gander
1697–
Maria Fleuti
1699–1763
Hans or Johannes Gander
1725–1772
Christian Gander
1727–
Jakob Gander
1732–
Maria Gander
1736–1804
Peter Gander
1738–

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World Events (3)

1798

Age 66

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.
1800

Age 68

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1848

Age 116

Made capital 1848

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English gander, Old English gand(r)a ‘gander’, ‘male goose’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of geese, or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling a gander in some way.2 English: variant of Ganter .3 North German: perhaps a habitational name from Gandern in Brandenburg.

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

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