Jacobus Salm

Male31 January 1796–

Brief Life History of Jacobus

When Jacobus Salm was christened on 31 January 1796, in Leiden, Holland, Netherlands, his father, Jacobus Salm, was 31 and his mother, Catharina Bocksmeer, was 24.

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Jacobus Salm
Catharina Bocksmeer
Jacobus Salm

Sources (1)

  • Jacobus Salm, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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World Events (8)


The United East India Company is liquidated.


The Dutch defeated the French.


Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Erna, Ernst, Erwin, Gunther, Heinz, Johann, Otto, Rainer.

German and Dutch: from Middle High German salm, Dutch zalm ‘salmon’, probably in most cases a topographic or habitational name referring to a house identified by the sign of a salmon, but in some cases an occupational name for a salmon fisher.

German and French (Alsace and Lorraine): habitational name from Salm on the Mosel, or from Salm in Alsace.

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

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