Nicolaus Kammer

Diemtigen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Nicolaus

When Nicolaus Kammer was born in 1647, in Diemtigen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Michael Kammer, was 31 and his mother, Anna Ueltschi, was 24. He married Anna Liechti in 1665, in Oberland, Luzern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Nicolaus Kammer
Anna Liechti
Marriage: 1665
Christina Kammer
Johannes Kammer
Barbara Kammer
Peter Kammer

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Oberland, Luzern, Switzerland


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World Events (1)


Age 1

All European peace treaty formally accepts Switzerland as an independent nation.

Name Meaning

South German:1. from Kammer ‘chamber’, ‘storage chamber’, ‘treasury’, hence an occupational name for a chamberlain or treasurer ( see Kammerer ). 2. ( Kämmer ) occupational name for a comb maker or a wool comber or fuller, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kam(b), kam(me) ‘comb’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992;
  • Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992;

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