Katharina Geiser

Female8 March 1833–15 October 1870

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 Rufenacht, 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

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

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  • Marriage
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (3)


    Age 15

    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.


    Age 15

    Made capital 1848


    Age 30

    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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