Joseph Egli

Male17 November 1765–5 March 1818

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Egli was born on 17 November 1765, in Trub, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Christen Egli, was 27 and his mother, Anna Maria Zulauf, was 28. He married Barbara Bagli on 30 April 1790, in Herzogenbuchsee, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 5 March 1818, at the age of 52, and was buried in Oberbalm, Bern, Switzerland.

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Joseph Egli
Barbara Bagli
Marriage: 30 April 1790
Ulrich Egli
Joseph Bagli Egli
Johann Ulrich Egli
Andreas Egli Bagli
Christian Egli
Christian Egli
Maria Egli
Anna Barbara Egli Bagli

Sources (32)

  • Joseph in entry for Ulrich Egli, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Joseph Egli, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Joseph Egli in entry for Maria Egli, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 April 1790Herzogenbuchsee, Bern, Switzerland
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    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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