Maria Jost

29 June 1749–
Koppigen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Maria

When Maria Jost was born on 29 June 1749, in Koppigen, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Franz Jost, was 37 and her mother, Anna Kräuchi, was 34. She married Hans Ulrich Wälchli in 1771, in Koppigen, Bern, Switzerland.

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Hans Ulrich Wälchli
Maria Jost
Marriage: 1771

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  • Marriage
    1771Koppigen, Bern, Switzerland
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    World Events (4)

    Age 49
    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 51
    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
    Age 99
    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.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 1675;2007: 3129; 2010: 4104)Some characteristic forenames: German Gerhard, Hans, Aloys, Erna, Erwin, Hans Peter, Heinz, Inge, Jurgen, Mathias, Reinhart.German (also Jöst) and Dutch: from a personal name, a derivative of Old French Josse, from Breton Iodoc, Latinized as Jodocus (see Joyce ). It can also be from the personal name Just , Latin Justus. The surname Jost is also found in Poland and Slovenia (compare with the form Jošt below).

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Maria, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Maria Jost, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Maria Jost, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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