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
1806–1869
Barbara Marolf
1809–1872
Marriage: 31 March 1832
Anna Maria Gygi
1832–1891
Bendicht Gygi
1836–1837
Margaretha Gygi
1839–1907
Rudolph Gygi Sr.
1842–1904
Elizabeth Gigi
1844–1911
Rosina Gygi
1846–1895
Friedrich Gygi
1849–1850
Johannes Gygi
1851–1923

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 March 1832Walperswil, Bern, Switzerland
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (3)

    1848
    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.
    1848
    Age 39
    Made capital 1848
    1863
    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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