Margaretha Mader

1835–8 September 1879 (Age 44)
Quarten, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland

The Life of Margaretha

Margaretha Mader was born in 1835, in Quarten, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland. She married Johann Joseph Walser in 1850, in Pfäfers, Pfäfers, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 8 September 1879, at the age of 44.

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Johann Joseph Walser
Margaretha Mader
Marriage: 1850
Joseph Theobold Walser
Johann Georg Benedikt Walser

Spouse and Children

Pfäfers, Pfäfers, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland


World Events (2)


Age 13

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 28

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a dyer or seller of dye, from Middle English mad(d)er ‘madder’ (Old English mædere), a pink to red dye obtained from the roots of the madder plant.2 German and Dutch (Mader, Mäder): occupational name for a reaper or mower, Middle High German māder, mæder, Middle Dutch mader.3 French (southwestern and southeastern): metonymic occupational name for a carpenter.

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

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