Joseph Frey

Male1714–

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Frey was born in 1714, his father, Jacob Frey, was 41 and his mother, Anna Bollhalter, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Frey
1673–1752
Anna Bollhalter
1677–1731
Kaspar Frey
1701–1771
Katharina Frey
1702–1702
Katharina Frey
1703–1752
Johannes Frey
1706–1795
Anna Frey
1707–1709
Anna Frey
1709–1726
Rudolph Frey
1712–1799
Christen Frey
1712–1799
Conrad Frey
1713–
Joseph Frey
1714–
Barbel Frey
1716–1721
Elsbeth Frey
1718–1772
Jonas Frey
1721–1797

Sources (1)

  • Joseph Frey, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (13)

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World Events (2)

1798

Age 84

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.

1800

Age 86

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

Swiss German and German: status name for a free man, as opposed to a bondsman or serf, in the feudal system, from Middle High German vrī ‘free, independent’. This surname is also found in Hungary, Poland, and especially in France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Free and Frei .

English: variant of Fray .

History: This surname (see 1 above) is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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