Christen Kauer

13 March 1712–10 February 1764 (Age 51)
Dürrenroth, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Christen

When Christen Kauer was born on 13 March 1712, in Dürrenroth, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Hans Kauer, was 33 and his mother, Magdalena Martin, was 33. He married Elisabeth Schaer on 9 August 1742. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 10 February 1764, at the age of 51.

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Christen Kauer
Elisabeth Schaer
Marriage: 9 August 1742
Ulrich Kauer
Ulrich Kufter
Maria Kauer
Elisabeth Kauer
Hans Jakob Kauer
Abraham Kauer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 August 1742
  • Children


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    Name Meaning

    German:1. topographic name, a variant of Kau . 2. from Middle High German gou ‘province’, ‘region’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant, hence a nickname for a country dweller, as opposed to someone who lived in a city. 3. from a short form of the personal name Konrad .

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

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    Sources (2)

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

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