Adam Braegger

26 May 1811–13 June 1876 (Age 65)
Sankt Gallen, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Adam

When Adam Braegger was born on 26 May 1811, in Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, his father, Johann Jakob Braegger, was 35 and his mother, Elsbeth Aerne, was 33. He married Elisbetha Boesch about 1832, in Sankt Gallen, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 13 June 1876, in Wattwil, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Adam Braegger
1811–1876
Elisbetha Boesch
1804–1874
Marriage: about 1832
Anna Katharina Braeker
1833–1883
Braeker
1836–1836
Braeker
1836–1836
Elisabeth Braeker
1837–1841
Heinrich Braeker
1840–
Bernhard Braeker
1850–1850

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World Events (2)

1848
Age 37
New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.
1863
Age 52
Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

North German (Brügger): occupational name for a bridge keeper, paver, or road builder, Middle Low German brügger. Compare Brueggemann .

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

Possible Related Names

Brueggemann
Brueckner
Brugger

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