Maria Gerber

10 July 1773–
of Rothenbach, Bern, Switz.

The Life of Maria

When Maria Gerber was born on 10 July 1773, her father, Hans Gerber, was 35 and her mother, Anna Kuenzi, was 29. She married Johannes Lehmann on 28 February 1814, in Rothenbach, Bern, Switzerland.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Lehmann
1797–1858
Maria Gerber
1773–
Marriage: 28 February 1814

Spouse and Children

    Johannes Lehmann

    Male1797–1858Male

    Female1773–Female

MARRIAGE
28 February 1814
Rothenbach, Bern, Switzerland

Parents and Siblings

    Hans Gerber

    Male1738–Male

    Anna Kuenzi

    Female1744–1784Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1773–Female

    Elsbeth Gerber

    Female1775–Female

    Ann Gerber

    Female1779–1832Female

    Female1780–1817Female

    Christian Gerber

    Male1783–Male

World Events (4)

1798

Age 25

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 27

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1848

Age 75

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.

Name Meaning

German, Swiss, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tanner, Middle High German gerwer (from Old High German (ledar) garawo ‘leather preparer’), German Gerber.

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

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