Jacob Felix

13 May 1762–7 October 1846 (Age 84)
Braunau, Thurgau, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Felix was born on 13 May 1762, in Braunau, Thurgau, Switzerland, his father, Solomon Felix, was 38 and his mother, Anna Magdalena Dikenmann, was 28. He married Elisabeth Frueh on 21 February 1793, in Affeltrangen, Thurgau, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 7 October 1846, at the age of 84.

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Jacob Felix
Elisabeth Frueh
Marriage: 21 February 1793
Johannes Felix
Susanna Felix
Elisabeth Felix
Hans Jakob Felix

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 February 1793Affeltrangen, Thurgau, Switzerland
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (2)

    Age 36
    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.
    Age 38
    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Manuel, Juan, Jesus, Francisco, Luis, Ramon, Raul, Carlos, Pedro, Rafael, Mario.Spanish and French (Félix); Portuguese, English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a medieval personal name meaning ‘happy, lucky, fortunate’ from Latin felix. The Latin form of the male name is Felix. This was a relatively common Roman surname, said to have been first adopted as a nickname by Sulla. It was very popular among early Christians and was borne by a large number of early saints.

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

    Possible Related Names

    De Felice

    Sources (8)

    • 1814 Familybook Affeltrangen
    • Jacob Felix, "Schweiz, Heiraten, 1532-1910 "
    • Jak. Felix im Eintrag für Jakob Felix, "Schweiz, Taufen, 1491-1940"

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