Jakob Wyss

29 August 1745–
Rohrbach, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Jakob

Jakob Wyss was born on 29 August 1745, in Rohrbach, Bern, Switzerland as the son of Jacob Wyss and Susanna Aebbi. He married Elsbeth Lanz about 1765, in Rohrbach, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Jakob Wyss
1745–
Elsbeth Lanz
1747–
Marriage: about 1765
Jacob Wyss
1773–1803
Catharina Wyss
1776–
Andres Wyss
1780–
Anna Maria Wyss
1784–
Johann Ulrich Wyss
1792–1793
Johannes Wyss
1794–1836

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1765
Rohrbach, Bern, Switzerland
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Wyss

    MaleMale

    Susanna Aebbi

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (4)

1798

Age 53

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 55

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

Age 103

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

Swiss German: Alemannic form of Weiss .

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

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