Margaretha Witzig

10 October 1777–5 April 1840 (Age 62)
Laufen-Uhwiesen, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Margaretha

When Margaretha Witzig was born on 10 October 1777, in Laufen-Uhwiesen, Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Conrad Witzig, was 33 and her mother, Barbara Witzig, was 30. She married Caspar Witzig on 22 January 1802, in Laufen-Uhwiesen, Zürich, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 5 April 1840, in her hometown, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Caspar Witzig
Margaretha Witzig
Marriage: 22 January 1802
Anna Elisabeth Witzig
Maria Magdalena Witzig
Hans Ulrich Witzig
Hans Jakob Witzig
Anna Margaretha Witzig
Hans Kaspar Witzig
Magdalena Witzig

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1802Laufen-Uhwiesen, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Children


    +3 More Children

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    +6 More Children

    World Events (2)

    Age 21
    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 23
    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto.German: nickname from Middle High German witzic ‘clever’, ‘prudent, knowing’.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (8)

    • Margaretha Witzig in entry for Caspar Witzig, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Margreta Wizig, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Margar in entry for Maria Magdalena Witzig, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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