Christen Jost

about 1752–
Fahrni, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Christen

When Christen Jost was born about 1752, in Fahrni, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Christen Jost, was 32 and his mother, Christina Bettler, was 31. He married Catharina Frey on 10 June 1785, in Roethenbach, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Christen Jost
1752–
Catharina Frey
1757–
Marriage: 10 June 1785
Johannes Jost
1785–
Christian Jost
1787–
Katarina Jost
1788–
Catharina Jost
1790–1868
Hans Jost
1795–
Samuel Jost
1797–
Niklaus Jost
1798–1865

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 June 1785
Roethenbach, Bern, Switzerland
children

(7)

    Johannes Jost

    Male1785–Male

    Christian Jost

    Male1787–Male

    Katarina Jost

    Female1788–Female

    Catharina Jost

    Female1790–1868Female

    Hans Jost

    Male1795–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Christen Jost

    Male1720–Male

    Christina Bettler

    Female1721–1794Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1798

Age 46

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 48

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

Age 96

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

Dutch and German: from a personal name, a derivative of the Breton personal name Iodoc ( see Joyce ), or from the personal name Just ( see Just ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Christian Jost im Eintrag für Gottlieb Jost, „Schweiz Taufen, 1491-1940“
  • Christian Jost im Eintrag für Christian Jost, „Schweiz Taufen, 1491-1940“
  • Christian Jost im Eintrag für Hans Jost, „Schweiz Heiraten, 1532-1910  “

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