For all travellers page in English !
It's mean my origins and the river who
take its rise near a little town : Masevaux.
There are 23.000 home-pages on Internet with the name
See below my family tree
and news links !
The german surname Jäger was occupational in origin
based on a type of
hunting. Set in 1515 , the ancestral name Jaeger seat of my family.
OFFSPRING IN STRAIGHT-FORWARD
NICOLAS lived Masevaux about 1550. ( King Charles IX )
SEBASTIEN was shoe-maker in 1588. married Claire Siberlich ( Henri III )
SEBASTIEN was born in 04.1608, maried Rosina Grewey. ( King Henri IV ).
SEBASTIAN was architect in 1702. his wife : Anna Maria Weidmänn.
Jacques - Sébastien was born at the reign of King Louis XIV. He lived
92 years and he was procurator at Masevaux in Alsace -France -
FRANCOIS born in 1741, married Rose Jaeger, his cousin.
Also procurator, he practise in Masevaux, near the swiss border.
FLORENTIN born in 1776 was usher at the time of Emperor
Napoléon 1 st. His house began the hotel of the golden eagle !
JOSEPH lived in Delémont, Switzerland, near Bern, head-office of
swiss government. He was notary a sort of banker at that time.
MARC left Alsace in order to live in West France. ( War 1870 )
He was mechanic at Poitiers.
HENRI was a sailor, radio-opérator on a trade boat. He built
his house, made of wood, at La Rochelle, his port of registry.
MARCEL my grand-father, was French officer during the second
world war. He helped the British army to go back to their country.
Now you can see D-Day for 6 th jun 1944 in Normandy - beach
MARCEL my dad, was military officer and travelled a lot. Now,
at 76 years, he likes dancing and he wrote a book about his town.
JACQUES I'm the author of this page and I begin in programming the
html. I'm so glad to join the Internet groups for the third millenary !
According to estimations, we are 100.000 people
having the surname Jaeger.
The town of
, Masonvilare in latin, was created in 751.
Then, Sir Mason ( whose title was count ) established
the holy Léger abbey near a castle.
In 1375, Masevaux was occupyed by english soldiers.
, borned in Masevaux, is the first Ambassador
of France in the USA ( Philadelphy 1778 ).
The first mayor of this town in 1791 was Pierre Jaeger.
In 1842, a big fire destroyed my ancestor's house.
After rehabilitation it still existing !
Others are in the french généalogy of my family :
list of >>>
80 surnames !
Thank for your visit !
© Jacques Jaeger - 2002