Verena Reusser

16 January 1625–
Steffisburg, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Verena

When Verena Reusser was born on 16 January 1625, in Steffisburg, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Stephan Reusser, was 30 and her mother, Elsbeth Eicher, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Stephan Reusser
1595–
Elsbeth Eicher
1600–1672
Hans Reusser
1619–
Abraham Reusser
1622–
Stephan Reusser
1623–
Verena Reusser
1625–
Anna Reusser
1627–
Niclaus Reusser
1633–
Christina Reusser
1636–1675

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World Events (1)

1648

Age 23

All European peace treaty formally accepts Switzerland as an independent nation.

Name Meaning

South German:1. in Switzerland, an occupational name for a fisherman or maker of fish traps, from an agent derivative of Middle High German riuse ‘fish trap’, ‘weir basket’. 2. nickname from an agent noun based on Middle High German riusen ‘to moan or complain’. 3. occupational name for a castrator of farm animals, a derivative of reussen ‘to castrate’.

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

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