Barbara Rupp

Brief Life History 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, was 35. She married Jacob Küng on 24 August 1798. 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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Jacob Küng
Barbara Rupp
Marriage: 24 August 1798
Anna Kueng
Barbara Kueng
Anna Kueng
Jacob Kueng
Susanna Kueng
Christian Kueng
Peter Kung
Elisabeth Kueng
Elisabeth Küng Spring

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Barbara Rupp - birth: 16 June 1775; Signau, Bern, Switzerland
  • Barbara Rüpp im Eintrag für Elisabeth Küng, „Schweiz, Katholische und Reformiert Kirchenbücher, 1418-1996“
  • Barbara Rupp en el registro de Jakob Küng, "Schweiz Heiraten, 1532-1910  "

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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.


Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

German: from a short form of Rupprecht . Compare Roop , Roup , Roupe , and Rupe .

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

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