Joerg Diener

7 January 1683–
Fischenthal, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of Joerg

Joerg Diener was christened on 7 January 1683, in Fischenthal, Zürich, Switzerland. He married Catharina Huerlimann on 9 March 1706. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Joerg Diener
Catharina Huerlimann
Marriage: 9 March 1706
Barbara Diener
Susanna Diener

Spouse and Children


    Catharina Huerlimann


9 March 1706


    Barbara Diener


    Susanna Diener


World Events (2)


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.

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

German:1. occupational name for a council official, Middle High German dienære. In larger centers of population, the term was also used to denote a representative of the local tradespeople. 2. from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Degenher, a compound of Old High German degan ‘warrior’, ‘vassal’ + hēr ‘noble’, ‘esteemed’.

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

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