Johannes von Känel

13 October 1782–10 February 1859 (Age 76)
Aeschi Ursenbach, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes von Känel was born on 13 October 1782, in Aeschi Ursenbach, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Anthoni von Kaenel, was 33 and his mother, Anna Wittwer, was 32. He married Susanna Von Kanel on 1 February 1811. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 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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Family Time Line

Johannes von Känel
1782–1859
Susanna Von Kanel
1784–1847
Marriage: 1 February 1811
Johannes Von Kaenel
1811–1875
Susanna Von Kaenel
1813–1813
Anton Von Kaenel
1814–1814
Christian Von Kaenel
1816–1875
Jakob Von Kaenel
1817–1817
Anton Von Kaenel
1820–1830
Elisabeth von Kaenel
1821–1859
Susanna von Kaenel
1823–1843
Samuel Von Kaenel
1824–1857
Anton von Kaenel
1827–1853
Magdalena Von Kanel
1827–
Magdalena von Kaenel
1829–1864

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 February 1811
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1798

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.
1800

Age 18

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1803

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch vonc, vonke ‘spark’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a smith.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joh. von K?anel in entry for Elisabeth Lehnherr, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"
  • Joh. von K?anel in entry for Christian Lehnherr, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"
  • Johannes Von Känel in entry for Christian Von Känel and Anna Stuki, "Switzerland Marriages, 1532-1910  "

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