Jakob Winkler

19 February 1867–15 February 1940 (Age 73)
Blumenstein, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Jakob

When Jakob Winkler was born on 19 February 1867, in Blumenstein, Bern, Switzerland, his father, David Winkler, was 38 and his mother, Magdalena Winkler, was 28. He married Mrs. Jakob Winkler about 1770, in Blumenstein, Bern, Switzerland. He died on 15 February 1940, at the age of 72.

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World Events (4)


Age 47

Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.

Age 52

Treaty of Versailles reaffirms Swiss neutrality.

Age 61

St. Moritz, Switzerland hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived on a corner or occupational name for someone who kept a corner shop or farmed a corner of land, from an agent derivative of Winkel 1. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe, being found for example as a Czech, Polish, Slovenian, and Hungarian name.

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

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