Barbara Burkhalter

5 July 1668–7 April 1739 (Age 70)
Hasle bei Burgdorf, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Barbara

When Barbara Burkhalter was born on 5 July 1668, in Hasle bei Burgdorf, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Christen Burkhalter, was 31 and her mother, Magdalena Aeberhard, was 22. She married Johannes Iseli in 1691. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 7 April 1739, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Iseli
1666–
Barbara Burkhalter
1668–1739
Marriage: 1691
Hans Iseli
1691–1789
Cunrad Iseli
1693–
anna Iseli
1696–
Magdalena Iseli
1698–
Verena Iseli
1699–
Peter Iseli
1702–
Joseph Iseli
1708–1765

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1691
children

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Name Meaning

Swiss German: topographic name composed of the Middle High German elements burc ‘castle’ (originally also ‘protection’) + halter from halde ‘slope’, hence a name for someone living by a castle or fortified town.

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

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  • Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-59PX-T?cc=1640373&wc=M59T-JWL%3A125783201%2C129193101%2C125782803%2C129237201

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