When Regula Billeter was born on 26 January 1740, in Männedorf, Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Han Heinrich Billeter, was 23 and her mother, Barbara Keller, was 21. She married Heinrich Fierz on 2 June 1761. She died on 15 March 1795, at the age of 55.
Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt.
Swiss German: habitational name for someone from Bilten (formerly Biliton) in the canton Glarus.
German: occupational name for a military quartermaster from French billet, here ‘certificate or voucher’ (held by soldiers to be given lodgings), a loanword dating back to the Thirty Years War.