Joh. Salzmann

about 1754–
Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Joh.

Joh. Salzmann was born about 1754, in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland. He married Anna Maria Hirschi in 1782.

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Joh. Salzmann
Anna Maria Hirschi
Marriage: 1782

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World Events (3)


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.

Age 46

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Age 94

Made capital 1848

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for an extractor or seller of salt, from Middle High German salz ‘salt’ + man ‘man’.

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

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  • Hirschi Family of Schangnau, Bern, Switzerland, by Julius Billeter, Genealogist, October 1919.

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