Johannes Meier

Male22 November 1855–9 October 1927

Brief Life History of Johannes

When Johannes Meier was born on 22 November 1855, in Bachenbülach, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Hans Ulrich Meier, was 43 and his mother, Susanna Maag, was 36. He married Louise Volkart on 2 June 1885. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 9 October 1927, at the age of 71.

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Johannes Meier
Louise Volkart
Marriage: 2 June 1885
Gottlieb Meier
Louise Meier
Karolina Meier
Pauline Meier
Maria Meier

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 June 1885
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (3)


    Age 8

    Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.


    Age 59

    Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.


    Age 64

    Treaty of Versailles reaffirms Swiss neutrality.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Hans, Erwin, Manfred, Heinz, Armin, Bernhard, Lorenz, Franz, Gerhard, Helmut.

    German and Dutch: variant of Meyer . The German surname in this form is also found in some other European countries, e.g. in France (Alsace and Lorraine) and Poland.

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a variant of the personal name Meyer (see Meyer 2).

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

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