Johann Jakob Wilhelm

27 January 1850–
Amsoldingen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Johann Jakob

When Johann Jakob Wilhelm was born on 27 January 1850, in Amsoldingen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Johannes Wilhelm, was 35 and his mother, Elisabeth Bischoff, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Wilhelm
1814–1869
Elisabeth Bischoff
1826–1881
Johann Jakob Wilhelm
1850–
Arnold Wilhelm Wilhelm
1851–1872
Louise Ida Wilheim
1858–1879
Mina Emma Wilhelm
1862–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 13

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.
1914

Age 64

Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.
1919

Age 69

Treaty of Versailles reaffirms Swiss neutrality.

Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Willahalm, composed of the elements wil ‘will’, ‘desire’ + helm ‘helmet’, ‘protection’.

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

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