Andreas Bracher

6 May 1798–5 March 1873
Rüegsau, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Andreas

When Andreas Bracher was christened on 6 May 1798, in Rüegsau, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Peter Bracher, was 38 and his mother, Anna Maria Reist, was 35. He married Susanna Fuhrer on 10 December 1824, in Hindelbank, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 5 March 1873, in his hometown, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Andreas Bracher
1798–1873
Susanna Fuhrer
1792–1839
Marriage: 10 December 1824
Johannes Bracher
1822–1870
Anna Barbara Bracher
1825–1872
Andreas Bacher
1827–1856
Maria Bracher
1828–1876
Verena Bracher
1836–

Spouse and Children

    Male1798–1873Male

    Susanna Fuhrer

    Female1792–1839Female

MARRIAGE
10 December 1824
Hindelbank, Bern, Switzerland
children

(5)

    Johannes Bracher

    Male1822–1870Male

    Anna Barbara Bracher

    Female1825–1872Female

    Andreas Bacher

    Male1827–1856Male

    Maria Bracher

    Female1828–1876Female

    Verena Bracher

    Female1836–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Bracher

    Male1759–1818Male

    Anna Maria Reist

    Female1763–1819Female

siblings

(5)

    Peter Bracher

    Male1790–1836Male

    Johannes Bracher

    Male1791–1851Male

    Verena Bracher

    Female1795–1850Female

    Male1798–1873Male

    Christian Bracher ( twin)

    Male1798–Male

World Events (5)

1800

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

"Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."
1848

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

1 English: variant of Brach 2, + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.2 Swiss German: variant of German Brachmann ( see Brachman ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Andersen in entry for Johannes Hänni, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Andres in entry for Andreas Gracher, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Andreas Bracher in entry for Andreas Bracher, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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