Anna Ursula Etter

22 October 1771–6 July 1828 (Age 56)
Altnau, Thurgau, Switzerland

The Life of Anna Ursula

When Anna Ursula Etter was born on 22 October 1771, in Altnau, Thurgau, Switzerland, her father, Johannes Etter, was 44 and her mother, Anna Katharina Fey, was 44. She married Johannes Moehl about 1790, in Salmsach, Thurgau, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 6 July 1828, in Illighausen, Thurgau, Switzerland, at the age of 56.

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Johannes Haeberli
Anna Ursula Etter
Marriage: 5 July 1798
Susanna Haeberli
Johannes Haeberli
Hans Jakob Haeberli
Johann Jacob Haeberli

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5 July 1798
Altnau, Thurgau, Switzerland


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World Events (3)


Age 27

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 29

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Age 32

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

Name Meaning

1 South German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived near the boundary fence of a village, from Middle High German eter ‘woven boundary fence’.2 German and Dutch: from Middle High and Low German etter ‘uncle’ or ‘cousin’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • A. Ursula Etter, "Switzerland Burials, 1613-1875"
  • Anna Ursula Etter, "Switzerland, Baptisms, 1491-1940"
  • A. Ursula Etter in entry for Johannes Haeberli, "Switzerland Burials, 1613-1875"

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