Hans Jacob Schwytzer

Hasle bei Burgdorf, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Hans Jacob

When Hans Jacob Schwytzer was born in 1523, in Hasle bei Burgdorf, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Mr. Schwytzer, was 29 and his mother, Mrs. Schwytzer, was 29. He married Mrs. Anna Schwytzer on 11 December 1557, in Hasle bei Burgdorf, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Hans Jacob Schwytzer
Mrs. Anna Schwytzer
Marriage: 11 December 1557
Durs Schwyzer
Niclaus Schwyzer

Spouse & Children

11 December 1557
Hasle bei Burgdorf, Bern, Switzerland


Parents & Siblings



  • Michel Schwytzer


  • Male1523–Male

  • Male1528–Male

  • Wilhelm Schwytzer


  • Rudolph Schwyzer


+10 More Children

World Events (1)


Age 13

Switzerland is a loose confederacy of 13 cities and small valley communities dominating the rest of the country. A few families control state affairs. Several rebellions put down by military force: repressed aspects of history in a country so proud of it's tradition of democracy.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Schweitzer .2 German: habitational name for someone from Schwitz in Bohemia.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish shvitser ‘one who perspires’ or ‘dandy’ (one who dressed in fine clothes even if they made him perspire).

Possible Related Names

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

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