Barbara Marolf

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

The Life 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–
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 1832
Walperswil, 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 Germanic personal name Marwolf, composed of the elements mari, meri ‘famous’ + wolf ‘wolf’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Barbara Marolf in entry for Bendicht Gygi, "Switzerland, Bern, Civil Registration, 1792-1876"
  • Maria Marhoof in entry for Hans Gygi, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Maria Marhoof in entry for Hans Gygi, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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