Christen Kauer

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Christen Kauer
1712–1764
Elisabeth Schaer
–1764
Marriage: 9 August 1742
Ulrich Kauer
1744–1744
Ulrich Kufter
1745–
Maria Kauer
1747–1768
Elisabeth Kauer
1752–
Hans Jakob Kauer
1754–
Barbara
1756–1820
Abraham Kauer
1762–1844

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 August 1742
children

(7)

    Ulrich Kauer

    Male1744–1744Male

    Male1745–Male

    Maria Kauer

    Female1747–1768Female

    Elisabeth Kauer

    Female1752–Female

    Hans Jakob Kauer

    Male1754–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

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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