Anna Barbara Vogt

Female14 July 1782–24 December 1831

Brief Life History of Anna Barbara

When Anna Barbara Vogt was born on 14 July 1782, in Mandach, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Rudolph Vogt, was 27 and her mother, Catharina Willen, was 36. She married Hans Henrich Weyerman on 16 October 1807, in Wynigen, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 24 December 1831, in Wynigen, Bern, Switzerland, at the age of 49, and was buried in Wynigen, Bern, Switzerland.

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Family Time Line

Hans Henrich Weyerman
about 1781–1850
Anna Barbara Vogt
Marriage: 16 October 1807
Nickaus Kaspar Weyermann
Anna Maria Weyermann
Friedrich Weyermann
Elisabeth Weyermann
Jakob Weyermann
Magdalena Weyermann

Sources (14)

  • Anna Barbara Rieterhaus in entry for Jacob Weyermann, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Anna Barbara Weÿermann Vogt, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • A Barbara Vogti in entry for Friderich Weyermann, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 October 1807Wynigen, Bern, Switzerland
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (2)


    Age 16

    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.


    Age 18

    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Kurt, Hans, Armin, Erna, Fritz, Gerhard, Gunter, Helmut, Alois, Erwin, Guenther.

    German: occupational name for a reeve, a bailiff, a farm manager, or other person with supervisory authority, Middle High German voget, Late Latin vocatus, from Latin advocatus, past participle of advocare ‘to call upon (to help)’. The term originally denoted someone who appeared before a court on behalf of some party not permitted to make direct representations, often an ecclesiastical body which was not supposed to have any dealings with temporal authorities. In some parts of central Europe, the word came to mean ‘village headman’. This surname is also found in France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, and Poland. See also Fath , Focht , Vaeth , Voigt , and Voit , compare Faught , Fought , Vaught , Voght , Voight , Vote , and Vought .

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

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