Hans Adam Bosshart

6 February 1716–
Matt, Fischingen, Thurgau, Switzerland

The Life of Hans Adam

When Hans Adam Bosshart was born on 6 February 1716, in Matt, Fischingen, Thurgau, Switzerland, his father, Jacob Bosshart, was 44 and his mother, Elsbeth Dikelmann, was 39. He married Barbara Kuendig on 20 May 1756. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Hans Adam Bosshart
1716–
Barbara Kuendig
1724–
Marriage: 20 May 1756
Bossart
1758–1758

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 May 1756
children

(1)

    Female1758–1758Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Female1697–1756Female

    Hans Ulrich Bosshart

    Male1699–Male

    Heinrich Bosshart

    Male1701–1759Male

    Hans Bosshart

    Male1703–Male

    Magdalena Bosshart

    Female1705–1707Female

+6 More Children

World Events (2)

1798

Age 82

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 84

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements bos ‘audacious’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’.2 Swiss German: from Middle High German bōz ‘blow’, ‘push’ + hart ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, probably a nickname for someone who was pugnacious.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hanss Adam Possart, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"
  • Hans Adam Possart, "Schweiz, Heiraten, 1532-1910 "
  • Hanss Adam Possart, "Schweiz, Taufen, 1491-1940"

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