Johann Gottfried Salzmann

7 February 1871–20 March 1953 (Age 82)
Signau, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Johann Gottfried

When Johann Gottfried Salzmann was born on 7 February 1871, in Signau, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Christian Salzmann, was 35 and his mother, Anna Maria Krachenbuchl, was 19. He married Anna Elisabeth Ledermann on 5 November 1892. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 20 March 1953, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Johann Gottfried Salzmann
1871–1953
Anna Elisabeth Ledermann
1866–1918
Marriage: 5 November 1892
Anna Salzmann
1900–1900
Elise Salzmann
1900–1901
Hans Salzmann
1902–1943

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 November 1892
children

(3)

    Anna Salzmann

    Female1900–1900Female

    Elise Salzmann

    Female1900–1901Female

    Male1902–1943Male

Parents and Siblings

    Christian Salzmann

    Male1835–1922Male

    Anna Maria Krachenbuchl

    Female1851–1933Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (4)

1914

Age 43

Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.
1919

Age 48

Treaty of Versailles reaffirms Swiss neutrality.
1939

Age 68

Federal Council issues a declaration of neutrality at start of World War II. Refuses to join United Nations.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for an extractor or seller of salt, from Middle High German salz ‘salt’ + man ‘man’.

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

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