Johannes Schild

17 September 1876–
Wiler, Sigriswil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Schild was born on 17 September 1876, in Wiler, Sigriswil, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Friedrich Schild, was 37 and his mother, Elisabeth Schild, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Friedrich Schild
1839–1923
Elisabeth Schild
1852–1919
Elisabeth Schild
1871–
Friedrich Schild
1873–1944
Anna Schild
1875–1875
Johannes Schild
1876–
Jakob Schild
1878–
Anna or Anne Schild
1880–
Peter Schild
1883–
Maria Schild
1886–1910
Gottlieb Schild
1888–1966
Melchior Schild
1899–

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World Events (3)

1914

Age 38

Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.
1919

Age 43

Treaty of Versailles reaffirms Swiss neutrality.
1920

Age 44

League's headquarters established in Geneva.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a maker or painter of shields, from Middle High German, Middle Dutch schilt ‘shield’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Schild ‘shield’, ‘(house) sign’, applied either as an ornamental name or as a habitational name for someone who lived in a house distinguished by a sign. Compare Rothschild and Schwarzschild.

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

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