Hans Züst

6 March 1667–
Rheineck, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland

The Life of Hans

When Hans Züst was christened on 6 March 1667, in Rheineck, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, his father, Conrad Zuest, was 30 and his mother, Elsbeth Graf, was 35. He married Ursula Niederer on 16 September 1688. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Hans Züst
1667–
Ursula Niederer
1661–1728
Marriage: 16 September 1688
Konrad Züst
1689–
Elsbeth Züst
1693–
Ursula Züst
1696–1696
Johannes Züst
1702–1702
Barbara Züst
1706–1760

Spouse and Children

    Male1667–Male

    Ursula Niederer

    Female1661–1728Female

MARRIAGE
16 September 1688
children

(5)

    Konrad Züst

    Male1689–Male

    Elsbeth Züst

    Female1693–Female

    Ursula Züst

    Female1696–1696Female

    Johannes Züst

    Male1702–1702Male

    Barbara Züst

    Female1706–1760Female

Parents and Siblings

    Conrad Zuest

    Male1636–Male

    Elsbeth Graf

    Female1632–Female

siblings

(8)

    Catharina Zuest

    Female1658–Female

    Anna Zuest

    Female1660–Female

    Jacob Zuest

    Male1662–Male

    Male1664–Male

    Male1667–Male

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old English dūst ‘dust’, applied as a nickname, possibly for someone with a dusty complexion or hair (as, for example, a miller), or for a worthless person.2 North German: possibly a Westphalian habitational name from a farm named with dost ‘bush’, ‘brush’. However, the word also means ‘fine dust’, ‘flour’ and may have been applied as an occupational nickname for a miller. Compare 1.

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

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