Hans Martin Singer

10 February 1737–
Fruthwilen, Salenstein, Thurgau, Switzerland

The Life of Hans Martin

When Hans Martin Singer was born on 10 February 1737, in Fruthwilen, Salenstein, Thurgau, Switzerland, his father, Daniel Singer, was 33 and his mother, Anna Vollenweider, was 39.

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Daniel Singer
Anna Vollenweider
Hans Heinrich SINGER ( twin)
Anna Singer
Susanna Singer
Margareth Singer
Hans Martin Singer
Barbara Singer

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World Events (3)


Age 61

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 63

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Age 111

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

1 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a cantor in a synagogue, from Yiddish zinger ‘singer’.2 English: variant of Sanger 2, in fact a Middle English recoinage from the verb sing(en) ‘to sing’.3 German: variant of Sänger ( see Sanger 1) in the sense of ‘poet’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hans Martin, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hans Martin SINGER -
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hans Martin SINGER - christening: 10 February 1737; Ermatingen, Thurgau, Switzerland

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