Felix Lee

6 January 1759–
Glattfelden, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of Felix

When Felix Lee was christened on 6 January 1759, in Glattfelden, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Josua Lee, was 60 and his mother, Susanna Ganter, was 40. He married Anna Barbara Hartmann on 1 July 1787.

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Felix Lee
1759–
Anna Barbara Hartmann
1758–
Marriage: 1 July 1787

Spouse and Children

    Male1759–Male

    Anna Barbara Hartmann

    Female1758–Female

MARRIAGE
1 July 1787

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (4)

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.
1848

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

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood’ or ‘glade’.2 English: habitational name from any of the many places named with Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, as for example Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.3 Irish: reduced Americanized form of Ó Laoidhigh ‘descendant of Laoidheach’, a personal name derived from laoidh ‘poem’, ‘song’ (originally a byname for a poet).

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

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