When Jacob Kubli was born on 9 October 1692, in Matt, Glarus, Switzerland, his father, Wolfgang Kubli, was 38 and his mother, Elsbeth Stauffacher, was 38. He married Anna Barbara Knobel on 1 November 1725. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 7 May 1738, in Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland, at the age of 45.
South German and Swiss German: from a pet form of Kübel (see Kuebler ).