Heinrich Ludwig Burri

14 November 1847–6 May 1888 (Age 40)
Saint-Imier, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Heinrich Ludwig

When Heinrich Ludwig Burri was born on 14 November 1847, in Saint-Imier, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Heinrich Buri, was 23 and his mother, Marie Anne Zélinda Clémence, was 28. He married Elisabeth Schneider on 5 November 1870, in Saint-Imier, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 6 May 1888, in his hometown, at the age of 40.

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Heinrich Ludwig Burri
Elisabeth Schneider
Marriage: 5 November 1870
Heinrich Albert Buri

Spouse and Children

5 November 1870
Saint-Imier, Bern, Switzerland


Parents and Siblings

    Heinrich Buri


    Marie Anne Zélinda Clémence





    Karl Eduard Buri


    Auguste Emil Buri


    Gustave Auguste Buri


    Paul Hans Buri


+3 More Children

World Events (3)


Age 1

New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.

Age 1

Made capital 1848

Age 16

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: from a pet form of the personal name Burkhard ( see Burkhart ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henri Louis Burri in entry for Elise Bertha Burri, "Switzerland, Bern, Civil Registration, 1792-1876"
  • Henri Louis in entry for Elisabeth Schneider Burri, "Switzerland, Bern, Civil Registration, 1792-1876"
  • Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-P5QS-H2?cc=1640373&wc=M595-T3D%3A125783201%2C130622601%2C125782803%2C130623501

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