Jakob Hurlimann

about 1725–
Fischenthal, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of Jakob

When Jakob Hurlimann was born about 1725, in Fischenthal, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Hans Heinrich Hürlimann, was 45 and his mother, Anna Baumann, was 33. He married Elsbeth Stahel in 1755.

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Jakob Hurlimann
Elsbeth Stahel
Marriage: 1755

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Age 73

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.

Age 75

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

Swiss German (Hürlimann): topographic name for someone from a place named with the field name Hürnli ( see Horn 1).

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

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