Johannes von Känel

Male13 October 1782–10 February 1859

Brief Life History of Johannes

When Johannes von Känel was born on 13 October 1782, in Aeschi Ursenbach, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Anthoni von Känel, was 33 and his mother, Anna Wittwer, was 32. He married Susanna Andrist on 23 October 1807, in Aeschi bei Spiez, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 10 February 1859, in his hometown, at the age of 76, and was buried in Bern, Switzerland.

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Johannes von Känel
Susanna Andrist
Marriage: 23 October 1807
Elisabeth von Känel
Barbara Van Kanel
Johannes von Känel
Susanna von Känel
Anton von Känel
Jakob von Känel
Anton von Känel
Elisabeth von Känel
Susanna von Känel
Samuel von Kaenel
Anton von Känel
Magdalena von Kaenel

Sources (23)

  • Hans von Känel in entry for Johannes Megert, "Switzerland Marriages, 1532-1910  "
  • Johannsen in entry for David Klossner, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Johansen in entry for David Klossner, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 October 1807Aeschi bei Spiez, Bern, Switzerland
  • Children (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (5)


    Age 16

    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.


    Age 18

    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.


    Age 21

    "Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Welsh Vaughan .

    Chinese: variant of Wong .

    Cambodian: written វ៉ុន, unexplained.

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

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