Antonius Lang

1736–1804
Eich, Luzern, Switzerland

The Life of Antonius

Antonius Lang was christened on 5 January 1736, in Eich, Luzern, Switzerland as the son of Michael Lang and Salomea Gassman. He married Anna Maria Agatha Wiliman on 27 January 1766, in Eich, Luzern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 16 July 1804, in his hometown, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Antonius Lang
1736–1804
Anna Maria Agatha Wiliman
–1776
Marriage: 27 January 1766
Joannes Antonius Lang
1767–1808
Mauritius Lang
1769–1825
Anna Maria Elisabetha Barbara Lang
1772–
Josephus Antonius Lang
1776–1777

Spouse and Children

    Male1736–1804Male

    Anna Maria Agatha Wiliman

    Female–1776Female

MARRIAGE
27 January 1766
Eich, Luzern, Switzerland
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Male–1771Male

    Salomea Gassman

    Female–1776Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

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

1 Scottish, English, Dutch, German, Danish, Swedish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a tall person, from Older Scots, Middle English, Middle Dutch, Middle German, and Danish lang ‘long’, Swedish lång.2 Hungarian: from láng ‘flame’, hence probably a nickname for a passionate person, or a man with a fighting spirit. Alternatively it may be an indirect occupational name for a smith or someone who worked with fire.3 Chinese 郎: from the name of a place called Lang City in the state of Lu, founded during the Spring and Autumn period ( 722–481 bc ) by a grandson of the ruler. His descendants lived there and adopted Lang as their surname.

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

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