Madlen Berger

1 July 1683–
Signau, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Madlen

When Madlen Berger was born on 1 July 1683, in Signau, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Ulrich Berger, was 43 and her mother, Anna Opliger, was 37. She married Christen Steiner on 28 January 1701, in Signau, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Christen Steiner
1687–1748
Madlen Berger
1683–
Marriage: 28 January 1701
Cathrina Steiner
1702–
Christen Steiner
1704–1707
Christen Steiner
1707–
Hans Steiner
1712–1759

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 January 1701
Signau, Bern, Switzerland
children

(4)

    Cathrina Steiner

    Female1702–Female

    Christen Steiner

    Male1704–1707Male

    Christen Steiner

    Male1707–Male

    Hans Steiner

    Male1712–1759Male

Parents and Siblings

    Ulrich Berger

    Male1640–Male

    Anna Opliger

    Female1646–Female

siblings

(6)

    Hans Berger

    Male1669–Male

    Verena Berger

    Female1670–Female

    Barbara Berger

    Female1672–Female

    Christian Berger

    Male1676–Male

    Ulrich Berger

    Male1674–1756Male

+1 More Child

World Events (2)

1798

Age 115

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.
1800

Age 117

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, Swedish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived in the mountains or hills ( see Berg ). As a Jewish name it is mainly ornamental. It is found as a surname throughout central and eastern Europe, either as a surname of German origin or as a German translation of a topographic name with similar meaning, for example Slovenian Grićar, Hribar , Gorjan or Gorjanc.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms so named with the plural of Berg ‘mountain’.3 French: occupational name for a shepherd, from Old French bergier (Late Latin berbicarius, from berbex ‘ram’).

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

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