Pierre Matthez

23 November 1733–
Tramelan, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Pierre

When Pierre Matthez was born on 23 November 1733, in Tramelan, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Abraham Matthé ou mathez, was 43 and his mother, Susanne Vuilleumier, was 38. He married Madeleine Vuilleumier in 1761, in Tramelan, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. His occupation is listed as tailleur in Tramelan, Bern, Switzerland.

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Family Time Line

Pierre Matthez
1733–
Madeleine Vuilleumier
1737–
Marriage: 1761
Jean Pierre Mathez
1749–
Jean Pierre Mathez
Charlotte Mathez
1751–
Emanuel Mathez
1753–
Abraham Louis Mathez
1756–
Marie Madeleine Mathez
1759–
Susanne Mathez
1762–1842
Pierre Louis Mathez
1765–
Pierre Frederic Mathez ou Matthez
1769–1819

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1761
Tramelan, Bern, Switzerland
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1798

Age 65

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.
1800

Age 67

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1848

Age 115

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.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: Gift of Jehovah.

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Pierre Matthe - Government record: birth-name: Abraham Matthe

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