Katharina Geiser

Brief Life History of Katharina

When Katharina Geiser was born on 8 March 1833, in Langenthal, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Johannes Geiser, was 34 and her mother, Anna Rüfenacht, was 28. She married Friedrich Steudler in 1854. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 15 October 1870, in Geneva, Switzerland, at the age of 37.

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Friedrich Steudler
Katharina Geiser
Marriage: 1854
Friedrich Ludwig Steudler
Julius Eduard Steudler
(Son) Steudler

Sources (2)

  • Catherine Geiser in entry for Fréderic, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Catharina Geiser in entry for Friedrich Studler, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

World Events (3)


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.


Made capital 1848


Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: occupational name for a goatherd, from a derivative of Middle High German geiz ‘goat’.

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

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