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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Family Time Line

Daniel Singer
1703–1741
Anna Vollenweider
1698–1771
Hans Heinrich SINGER ( twin)
1731–1731
Anna Singer
1731–
Susanna Singer
1732–1788
Margareth Singer
1733–
Hans Martin Singer
1737–
Barbara Singer
1738–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1798

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.
1800

Age 63

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1848

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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