Johannes Matti

Male12 June 1757–7 May 1828

Brief Life History of Johannes

When Johannes Matti was christened on 12 June 1757, in Oberwil im Simmental, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Johannes Matti, was 19 and his mother, Anna Anneller, was 22. He married Susanna Oberstäg in 1782, in Oberwil im Simmental, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 7 May 1828, at the age of 70, and was buried in Oberwil im Simmental, Bern, Switzerland.

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Johannes Matti
Magdalena Scheiben
Barbara Matti
Susanna Matti
Johannes Matti
Magdalena Matti
Johannes Matti
Jacob Matti
David Matti

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Johannes Matti - Individual or family possessions: death:
  • Hansen in entry for Johannes Matti, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Johannes in entry for Susanna Matti Ueltschi, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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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.


Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: from a pet form of the personal name Matthaeus (see Matthew ).

Assyrian/Chaldean: from a Syriac equivalent of the personal name Matthew .

American shortened form of Finnish Mattila or some other surname based on the personal name Matti, a Finnish form of Matthew .

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

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