Jakob Schilt

1730–
Brienzwiler, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Jakob

When Jakob Schilt was born in 1730, his father, Caspar Schilt, was 45 and his mother, Margreth Thomman, was 43.

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Family Time Line

Caspar Schilt
1685–1762
Margreth Thomman
1687–1768
Melcher Schilt
1714–1774
Johannes Schild
1715–1787
Kaspar Schilt
1717–
Peter Schild I
1718–1781
Madlena Schilt
1720–
Christina Schild
1723–1774
Margreth Schild
1725–1791
Christen Schild
1727–1796
Jakob Schilt
1730–

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World Events (4)

1798

Age 68

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.
1800

Age 70

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1848

Age 118

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

German and Dutch: variant of Schild 1.

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

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