Anna Boss

9 September 1576–
Langnau im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Anna

When Anna Boss was christened on 9 September 1576, in Langnau im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Peter Boss, was 32 and her mother, Kuengold Moser, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Peter Boss
1544–
Kuengold Moser
1548–
Appolonia Boss
1570–
Ulrich Boss
1571–
Elsbeth Boss
1573–
Peter Boss
1574–
Kuengold Boss
1575–
Anna Boss
1576–
Verena Boss
1576–
Barbara Boss
1580–1614
Barbara Boss
1580–
Johann Boss
1581–
Christian Boss
1582–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (1)

1648

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

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a hunchback, from Old French bossu ‘hunchbacked’ (a derivative of bosse ‘lump’, ‘hump’; compare Bossard 2).2 German: from a short form of the personal name Borkhardt, a variant of Burkhart .3 Possibly an altered spelling of South German Bös ( see Bos ).

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

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  • Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-PKST-LZ?cc=1640373&wc=M59G-DPX%3A125783201%2C129825501%2C125782803%2C129878501

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