Hans Jacob Saxer

2 April 1748–
Altstätten, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland

The Life of Hans Jacob

When Hans Jacob Saxer was christened on 2 April 1748, in Altstätten, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, her father, Johann Saxer, was 30 and her mother, Wibert Walser, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Johann Saxer
1718–1779
Wibert Walser
1722–1752
Hans Jacob Saxer
1748–
Hans Jakob Saxer
1748–
Wibrath Saxer
1749–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1718–1779Male

    Wibert Walser

    Female1722–1752Female

siblings

(3)

    Female1748–Female

    Hans Jakob Saxer

    Male1748–Male

    Wibrath Saxer

    Female1749–Female

World Events (3)

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.
1803

"Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and German: ethnic name for someone from Saxony.2 Swiss German (Swiss): habitational name for someone from a place called Sax or Saxe.

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

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