Maria Siegenthaler

Brief Life History of Maria

Maria Siegenthaler was born on 28 November 1762, in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland as the daughter of Ulrich Siegenthaler and Magdalena Wüthrich. She died in her hometown.

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Ulrich Siegenthaler
Magdalena Wüthrich
Verena Siegenthaler
Maria Siegenthaler
Christian Siegenthaler
Hans Siegenthaler
Maria Siegenthaler

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  • Maria, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

World Events (3)


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.


Made capital 1848

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Fritz, Manfred, Ernst, Erwin, Hans, Kurt, Uli.

Swiss German: habitational name for someone from a place called Siegent(h)al (‘Siegen Valley’) in Switzerland.

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

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