Josef Ming

1 January 1903–22 July 1969 (Age 66)

The Life Summary of Josef

When Josef Ming was born on 1 January 1903, in Switzerland, his father, Beat Ming, was 42 and his mother, Marie Gasser, was 32. He married Maria Ming on 21 October 1929, in Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 22 July 1969, in his hometown, at the age of 66.

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Josef Ming
Maria Ming
Marriage: 21 October 1929
JOHANN Josef Ming

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  • Marriage
    21 October 1929Switzerland
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    World Events (5)

    Age 11
    Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.
    Age 16
    Treaty of Versailles reaffirms Swiss neutrality.
    Age 25
    St. Moritz, Switzerland hosts Winter Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Chen, Fung, Hing, Ming, Tzu, Wing, Xing, Chi, Choo, Fan, Guang, Guo Wei.English: possibly from a shortened form of Mingay, from the Breton personal name Menguy (composed of the Breton elements men ‘stone’ and ki ‘dog’). The personal name was introduced to England after the Conquest by Breton followers of the Normans.Chinese: Mandarin or Cantonese form of the surname 明: (i) from the personal name Ming (明), which was the style name of Meng Ming Shi (孟明視), a famous general in the state of Qin during the Spring and Autumn period (770–476 BC ). (ii) adopted as a surname during the Northern Wei dynasty (386–534 AD ) by the Yi Dou Juan (壹鬥眷) family, who were members of the Xianbei ethnic group in ancient northern China.

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

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