Casper Eggler

1722–21 October 1797 (Age 75)
Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Casper

When Casper Eggler was born in 1722, in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Caspar Eggler, was 39 and his mother, Madlena Fuchs, was 42. He married Katharina Schmid on 23 November 1747. He died on 21 October 1797, in his hometown, at the age of 75.

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Casper Eggler
Magdalena Schild
Peter Eggler

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Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone living near the corner of a street or mountain, or by a promontory, from Middle High German egge ‘corner’ + diminutive -l + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. Compare Eck , Egger .

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

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  • Caspar Eggler, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Kaspar Eggler in entry for Peter Eggler, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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