David Steiner

7 June 1689–
Signau, Signau, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of David

When David Steiner was christened on 7 June 1689, in Signau, Signau, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Wilhelm Steiner, was 29 and his mother, Elsbeth Bürcki, was 31.

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Family Time Line

Wilhelm Steiner
1659–
Elsbeth Bürcki
1658–
Christen Steiner
1679–
Elsbeth Steiner
1684–
Niclaus Steiner
1688–
David Steiner
1689–

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World Events (3)

1798

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

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

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

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone who worked with stone: a quarryman, stonecutter, or stonemason; an agent derivative of Stein .2 Topographic name for someone who lived on stony ground or near a prominent outcrop of rock.

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

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