Anna Arn

Female12 September 1756–27 February 1826

Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Arn was born on 12 September 1756, in Grossaffoltern, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Hans Arn, was 33 and her mother, Anna Baumgartner, was 29. She married Niklaus Moser on 30 June 1776, in Grossaffoltern, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 27 February 1826, at the age of 69.

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Niklaus Moser
Anna Arn
Marriage: 30 June 1776
Barbara Moser
Anna Moser
Elisabeth Moser
Niclaus Moser
Maria Moser
Magdalena Moser
Maria Moser
Elisabeth Moser
Benedikt Moser
Benedikt Moser
Bendicht Moser
Maria Moser

Sources (13)

  • Birth of Anna Arn 12 July 1756 - Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992;
  • Anna Arn in entry for Maria Mooser, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Anna Arn in entry for Barbara Moser, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 June 1776Grossaffoltern, Bern, Switzerland
  • Children (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (2)


    Age 42

    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 44

    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

    Name Meaning

    Swedish: from a short form of any of the many Norse names of which arn ‘eagle’ is the first element, for example Arnbjorn, Arnfinn, or Arnsten.

    Swiss German: habitational name from Arn near Zurich, or referring to a house named from Middle High German arn ‘eagle’.

    English: variant of Arne .

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

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