Johannes Baumgartner

Brief Life History of Johannes

When Johannes Baumgartner was christened on 9 March 1755, in Aetingen, Solothurn, Switzerland, his father, Hans Baumgartner, was 34 and his mother, Elsbeth Brueggimann, was 33. He married Maria Stuber on 14 May 1778, in Lüterswil, Solothurn, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 11 April 1820, in Messen, Solothurn, Switzerland, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Baumgartner
1755–1820
Maria Stuber
1760–
Marriage: 14 May 1778
Anna Maria Baumgartner
1779–
Niclaus Baumgartner
1784–1787
Elisabeth Baumgartner
1785–1867
Maria Baumgartner
1787–1787
Maria Baumgartner
1788–1840
Johannes Baumgartner
1790–1861
Jacob Baumgartner
1792–1874
Jakob Baumgartner
1792–
Benedicht Baumgartner
1794–
Anna Barbara Baumgartner
1797–
Adam Baumgartner
1799–1800
Adam Baumgartner
1802–

Sources (1)

  • Johannes Baungartner in entry for Maria Baungartner, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

World Events (2)

1798

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

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Fritz, Hans, Helmut, Alois, Otto, Erwin, Johann, Meggan, Dietmar, Ernst, Franz.

German and Swiss German (also Baumgärtner):

occupational name for someone who owned or worked in an orchard, from an agent derivative of Baumgarten .

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

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