Jakob Sumi


Saanen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Jakob

Jakob Sumi was born in Saanen, Bern, Switzerland. He married Maria Gander on 13 November 1754.

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Jakob Sumi
Maria Gander
1736–1804
Marriage: 13 November 1754

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 November 1754

World Events (3)

1798

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

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

Made capital 1848

Name Meaning

Finnish: ethnic name from Finnish Suomi ‘Finland’. At one time this term denoted only southwestern Finland, but nowadays it is the national name for the whole of Finland. As a surname it is mostly an adopted name during the names conversion movement at the beginning of the 20th century.

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

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