Barbara Marolf

30 November 1809–7 November 1872 (Age 62)
Walperswil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Barbara

When Barbara Marolf was born on 30 November 1809, in Walperswil, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Benedicht Marolf, was 36 and her mother, Elisabeth Koehli, was 36. She married Jakob Gygi on 31 March 1832, in Walperswil, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 7 November 1872, in Kappelen, Bern, Switzerland, at the age of 62, and was buried in Kappelen, Bern, Switzerland.

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Family Time Line

Jakob Gygi
Barbara Marolf
Marriage: 31 March 1832
Anna Maria Gygi
Bendicht Gygi
Margaretha Gygi
Rudolph Gygi Sr.
Elizabeth Gigi
Rosina Gygi
Friedrich Gygi
Johannes Gygi

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 March 1832Walperswil, Bern, Switzerland
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    World Events (3)

    Age 39
    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 39
    Made capital 1848
    Age 54
    Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

    Name Meaning

    German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Marwolf, composed of the elements mari, meri ‘famous’ + wolf ‘wolf’.

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

    Sources (33)

    • Maria Marhoof in entry for Hans Gygi, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Barbara Marolf - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Barbara Marolf
    • Barbara Marolf in entry for Samuel Schluep and Rosina Gygi, "Switzerland, Marriages, 1532-1910  "

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