Johannes Schneider

29 December 1844–
Trub, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Schneider was born on 29 December 1844, in Trub, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Christian Schneider, was 25 and his mother, Magadelina Beer, was 21.

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Family Time Line

Christian Schneider
1819–1894
Magadelina Beer
1823–1889
Johannes Schneider
1844–
Lydia Ann Snyder
1846–1872
Maria Schneider
1849–1864
Friedrich Schneider
1850–
Eugen Schneider
1856–

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World Events (3)

1848

Age 4

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.
1848

Age 4

Made capital 1848
1863

Age 19

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, literally ‘cutter’, from Middle High German snīder, German Schneider, Yiddish shnayder. The same term was sometimes used to denote a woodcutter. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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