Hans Jacob Rohner

24 May 1760–29 August 1833 (Age 73)
Waldstatt, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland

The Life of Hans Jacob

When Hans Jacob Rohner was born on 24 May 1760, in Waldstatt, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland, his father, Josua Rohner, was 39 and his mother, Barbara Schoch, was 39. He married Katharina Tribelhorn on 25 June 1784, in Waldstatt, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 29 August 1833, in Herisau, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Hans Jacob Rohner
1760–1833
Katharina Tribelhorn
1749–1809
Marriage: 25 June 1784
Hans Jakob Rohner
1785–1786
Hans Jacob Rohner
1786–1849
Elisabeth Rohner
1788–1863
Barbara Rohner
1792–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 June 1784
Waldstatt, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Barbara Rohner

    Female1749–1749Female

    Female1750–1813Female

    Female1751–1814Female

    Elisabeth Rohner

    Female1753–1754Female

    Johannes Rohner

    Female1754–1754Female

+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1798

Age 38

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 40

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1803

Age 43

"Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."

Name Meaning

Swiss German:1. habitational name for someone from any of various places named Rohne, Rohna, or Ronau ( see Rohn 2). 2. topographic name for someone living by an area of dead trees, from Middle High German ron(e) ‘fallen tree’, ‘block of wood’. 3. from a Germanic personal name formed with rune ‘rune’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Julius Billeter Records for Zuberbuehler Family

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