Jacob Hunziker

22 November 1744–
Rued, Aargau, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Hunziker was christened on 22 November 1744, in Rued, Aargau, Switzerland, his father, Christen Huniker, was 33 and his mother, Anna Luethi, was 29. He married Barbara Bollinger on 16 January 1767. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Jacob Hunziker
Barbara Bollinger
Marriage: 16 January 1767
Heinrich Hunziker
Verena Hunziker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 January 1767
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (4)

    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.
    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Kurt, Fritz, Hanspeter, Markus, Otto.Swiss German: habitational name for someone from either of the places called Hunzikon and Huntziken in Switzerland. Compare Hunsaker , Hunsicker , Hunsucker , Hunzeker , and Unzicker .History: This is the original form of the name of a Swiss Mennonite and Amish family, among the Mennonites and Amish in the US established in the form Hunsicker and its variants.

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

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    Sources (1)

    • Jacob Hunziker in entry for Verena, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

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