Michael Kammer

31 December 1840–13 April 1892 (Age 51)
Wengen, Lauterbrunnen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Michael

When Michael Kammer was born on 31 December 1840, in Wengen, Lauterbrunnen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Michael Kammer, was 33 and his mother, Elisabeth Graf, was 25. He married Anna Schlunegger on 24 April 1863. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 13 April 1892, in his hometown, at the age of 51.

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Michael Kammer
Anna Schlunegger
Marriage: 24 April 1863
Michael Kammer

Spouse and Children

24 April 1863


Parents and Siblings

    Michael Kammer


    Elisabeth Graf




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World Events (3)


Age 8

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.

Age 8

Made capital 1848

Age 23

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

South German:1. from Kammer ‘chamber’, ‘storage chamber’, ‘treasury’, hence an occupational name for a chamberlain or treasurer ( see Kammerer ). 2. ( Kämmer ) occupational name for a comb maker or a wool comber or fuller, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kam(b), kam(me) ‘comb’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Swiss Reformed Church Parish Records, 1277-1992
  • Swiss Reformed Church Parish Records, 1277-1992
  • Swiss Reformed Church Parish Records, 1277-1992

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