Jacob Knecht

18 August 1824–29 April 1908 (Age 83)
Wald, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Knecht was born on 18 August 1824, in Wald, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Hans Heinrich Knecht, was 51 and his mother, Anna Regula Graf, was 40. He married Anna Isabella Keller in 1848, in Wald, Zürich, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 29 April 1908, in his hometown, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Knecht
1824–1908
Anna Isabella Keller
1826–1863
Marriage: 1848
Elisabeth Knecht
1849–1914
Albert Knecht
1855–
Jakob
1850–1850

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1848
Wald, Zürich, Switzerland
children

(3)

    Elisabeth Knecht

    Female1849–1914Female

    Jakob

    Male1850–1850Male

    Albert Knecht

    Male1855–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (2)

1848

Age 24

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.
1863

Age 39

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: occupational name for a journeyman, from Middle High German kneht, Middle Low German knecht ‘knight's assistant’, ‘lad’, ‘servant’, ‘hired hand’, ‘apprentice’, ‘helper’.

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

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