Jakob Baumann

21 September 1839–
Hirzel, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Jakob

When Jakob Baumann was born on 21 September 1839, in Hirzel, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Heinrich Baumann, was 33 and his mother, Susanna Eschmann, was 31. He married Barbara Weber on 24 March 1879.

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Jakob Baumann
Barbara Weber
Marriage: 24 March 1879

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 March 1879
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    World Events (6)

    Age 9
    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.
    Age 24
    Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.
    Age 75
    Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Erwin, Otto, Gerhard, Ernst, Heinz, Guenter, Armin, Dieter, Erna, Friedrich.German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): status name for a peasant or a nickname meaning ‘neighbor, fellow citizen’, from Middle High German būman, German Baumann ‘peasant’ (see Bauer ). This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine), the Netherlands, Denmark, Poland, and some other European countries. Compare Bauman and Bowman .

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Jakob Baumann - Church record: Birth record or certificate: birth: 21 September 1839; Hirzel, Zurich, Switzerland
    • Jakob Baumann, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Jakob Baumann - Church record: Christening record or certificate: christening: 30 October 1839; Hirzel, Zurich, Switzerland

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