Joseph Egli

17 November 1765–8 March 1818 (Age 52)
Trub, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Egli was born on 17 November 1765, in Trub, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Christian Egli, was 27 and his mother, Anna Maria Zulauf, was 28. He married Barbara Bagli in 1790. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 8 March 1818, at the age of 52.

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Joseph Egli
Barbara Bagli
Marriage: 1790
Ulrich Egli Bagli
Joseph Bagli Egli
Johann Ulrich Egli
Andreas Egli Bagli
Christian Egli Bagli
Anna Barbara Egli Bagli

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    World Events (2)

    Age 33
    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 35
    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Konrad, Kurt, Otto.Swiss German: from a pet form of the ancient Germanic personal name Egenolf or Egilolf (see Egloff ). This surname is also found in Germany and France (Alsace).Norwegian: habitational name from a farm named Eik(e)li, from eik ‘oak’ + li ‘hillside, slope’. This surname is very rare in Norway.

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Joseph in entry for Christen, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Joseph Egli, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Joseph Egli, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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