Anna Meyer

1737–3 October 1790 (Age 53)
Bern, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Anna

Anna Meyer was born in 1737, in Bern, Bern, Switzerland. She married Jakob Schuerch on 28 November 1765, in Niederbipp, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 3 October 1790, in Rohrbach, Bern, Switzerland, at the age of 53.

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Jakob Schuerch
Anna Meyer
Marriage: 28 November 1765
Elisabeth Schuerch
Daniel Schuerch
Hans Jakob Schuerch
Katharina Schuerch

Spouse and Children

28 November 1765
Niederbipp, Bern, Switzerland



    Daniel Schuerch


    Hans Jakob Schuerch


    Katharina Schuerch


Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: from Middle High German meier, a status name for a steward, bailiff, or overseer, which later came to be used also to denote a tenant farmer, which is normally the sense in the many compound surnames formed with this term as a second element. Originally it denoted a village headman (ultimately from Latin māior ‘greater’, ‘superior’).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Meyer (from Hebrew Meir ‘enlightener’, a derivative of Hebrew or ‘light’).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meidhir, from meidhir ‘mirth’.

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

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  • Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19613-94524-45

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