Nichlaus Schmutz

3 November 1719–
Switzerland

The Life of Nichlaus

When Nichlaus Schmutz was born on 3 November 1719, in Switzerland, his father, Hans Schmutz, was 30 and his mother, Magdalena Gäumann, was 29. He married Barbara Bigler on 13 December 1743, in Münsingen, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Family Time Line

Nichlaus Schmutz
1719–
Barbara Bigler
1720–
Marriage: 13 December 1743
Bendicht Schmutz
1745–1827
Michael Schmutz
1746–1755

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1743
Münsingen, Bern, Switzerland
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (2)

1798

Age 79

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

Age 81

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

1 South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a dirty or slovenly person, from German Schmutz ‘dirt’, Middle High German smuz.2 South German: nickname for a cheerful person, from a noun derivative of Middle High German smutzen ‘to smile’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Schmutz Family of Vechigen, Bern, Switzerland by Julius Billeter

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