Louise Schmitter

21 July 1841–17 March 1907 (Age 65)
Faulensee, Spiez, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Louise

When Louise Schmitter was born on 21 July 1841, in Faulensee, Spiez, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Karl Schneiter, was 35 and her mother, Susanna Luginbuehl, was 22. She married Jakob Kummer on 5 November 1865. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died on 17 March 1907, in Krattigen, Bern, Switzerland, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Jakob Kummer
1833–1900
Louise Schmitter
1841–1907
Marriage: 5 November 1865
Louise Kummer
1869–1910
Elisabeth Kummer
1871–1886
Josephina Kummer
1874–1911

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 November 1865
children

(3)

    Louise Kummer

    Female1869–1910Female

    Elisabeth Kummer

    Female1871–1886Female

    Josephina Kummer

    Female1874–1911Female

Parents and Siblings

    Karl Schneiter

    Male1806–1880Male

    Susanna Luginbuehl

    Female1819–1892Female

siblings

(8)

    Susanna Schneiter

    Female1838–Female

    Female1841–1907Female

    Eduard Schneiter

    Male1844–1920Male

    Karl Ferdinand Schneiter

    Male1846–1879Male

    Elise Schneiter

    Female1853–1905Female

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1848

Age 7

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.
1848

Age 7

Made capital 1848
1863

Age 22

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for someone who owned or worked at a forge, from Middle High German smitte ‘forge’ + agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (1)

  • Louise Schneitter, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"

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