Anna Alder

Female26 August 1795–27 March 1852

Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Alder was born on 26 August 1795, in Schönengrund, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland, her father, Enoch Alder, was 33 and her mother, Anna Barbara Alder, was 33. She married Hans Jakob Meyer on 29 April 1817, in St. Peterzell, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland. She died on 27 March 1852, in her hometown, at the age of 56, and was buried in Schönengrund, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland.

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Hans Jakob Meyer
Anna Alder
Marriage: 29 April 1817

Sources (6)

  • Anna Alder 1852 Death Record
  • Anna Alder, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Anna Alder in entry for Hs Jacob Meyer, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 April 1817St. Peterzell, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (3)


    Age 3

    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 5

    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.


    Age 53

    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

    English: topographic name for someone living by an alder tree or by a group of alders, from Middle English al(d)re, alder.

    German: variant of Alter .

    German: status name for a senior, from Middle High German althērre ‘(respected) older gentleman’.

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

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