Johannes Jost

8 September 1754–
Koppigen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Jost was born on 8 September 1754, in Koppigen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Jost Jost, was 38 and his mother, Catharina Sollberger, was 34. He had at least 2 sons with Barbara Widmer.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Jost
1754–
Barbara Widmer
1749–1823
Johannes Jost
1787–1864
Kaspar Jost
1792–1823

Spouse and Children

    Male1754–Male

    Barbara Widmer

    Female1749–1823Female

children

(2)

    Johannes Jost

    Male1787–1864Male

    Kaspar Jost

    Male1792–1823Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1798

Age 44

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 46

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

Age 94

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 (1)

  • Joh in entry for Caspar Jost, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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