Barbara Rupp

16 June 1775–8 August 1847 (Age 72)
Signau, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Barbara

When Barbara Rupp was born on 16 June 1775, in Signau, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Peter Rupp, was 32 and her mother, Magdalena Luethi Blaser, was 35. She married Jakob Kung on 12 August 1796. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 8 August 1847, in her hometown, at the age of 72, and was buried in Signau, Bern, Switzerland.

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Family Time Line

Jakob Kung
1771–
Barbara Rupp
1775–1847
Marriage: 12 August 1796
Anna Kueng
1799–1799
Barbara Kueng
1800–1823
Anna Kueng
1803–1842
Jacob Kueng
1805–
Susanna Kueng
1808–1844
Christian Kueng
1811–1825
Peter Kung
1814–1814
Elisabeth Kueng
1814–
Elisabeth Küng Spring
1817–

Spouse and Children

    Jakob Kung

    Male1771–Male

    Female1775–1847Female

MARRIAGE
12 August 1796
children

(9)

    Anna Kueng

    Female1799–1799Female

    Barbara Kueng

    Female1800–1823Female

    Anna Kueng

    Female1803–1842Female

    Jacob Kueng

    Male1805–Male

    Susanna Kueng

    Female1808–1844Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1798

Age 23

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 25

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

German: from a short form of Rupprecht .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Barbara Rupp en el registro de Jakob Küng, "Schweiz Heiraten, 1532-1910  "
  • Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-LH9V-NW?cc=1640373&wc=M59D-829%3A125783201%2C131574101%2C125782803%2C131597401
  • Barbara Rupp im Eintrag für Elisabeth Kung, „Schweiz Taufen, 1491-1940“

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