Hans Adam Brust

17 December 1723–
Poppenweiler, Ludwigsburg, Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Hans Adam

When Hans Adam Brust was christened on 17 December 1723, in Poppenweiler, Ludwigsburg, Württemberg, Germany, his father, Hans Jerg Brust, was 48 and his mother, Anna Maria Netter, was 34. He died in Germany.

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Hans Jerg Brust
Anna Maria Netter
Ludwig Brust
Hans Adam Brust
Christian Brust
Johann Jacob Brust
Anna Margaretha Brust

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World Events (2)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.

The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German brust ‘chest’, ‘breast’; also ‘vest’, presumably a nickname for someone with a particularly broad chest or alternatively for the wearer of a distinctive upper garment.2 Swiss German: topographic name for someone living near a down-fault in a mountain range, probably a crevasse, from Brust, a noun derivative of bresten ‘to burst’.3 French: from Old French brost ‘shoot’, ‘young growth’. Morlet suggests this is a topographic name for someone who lived by an area of low growth suitable for grazing.

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

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