Catherine Graber

1748–21 March 1807 (Age 59)
Aeschi Ursenbach, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Graber was born in 1748, in Aeschi Ursenbach, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Daniel Graber, was 43 and her mother, Catharine Eicher, was 40. She married Abraham Ramseyer, ramseier on 31 May 1768, in La Sagne, Neuchâtel, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 21 March 1807, in La Sagne, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, at the age of 59, and was buried in La Sagne, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Ramseyer, ramseier
1745–1807
Catherine Graber
1748–1807
Marriage: 31 May 1768
abraham ramseier
1767–
Barbara Ramseyer
1770–1850
Jacob Ramseyer
1777–
Sohn Ramseyer
1778–1778
Katharina Ramseyer
1779–1856
Michael Ramseyer
1787–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 May 1768La Sagne, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (5)

    1778 · Treaty of Alliance with American Colonies
    Age 30
    After the battle of Saratoga France realized that America might be worth backing. They formed an alliance with the colonies and sent naval fleets to help with the war.
    1783 · Treaty of Paris is Signed 
    Age 35
    While Benjamin Franklin was the ambassador to France he negotiated with the French during the war to keep them on the American side. At the same time the Treaty of Paris was established.
    1789
    Age 41
    Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen.

    Name Meaning

    German and Swiss German (also Gräber): from an agent derivative of Middle High German graben ‘to dig or excavate’, hence an occupational name for a digger of graves or ditches, or an engraver of seals; alternatively, a topographic name for someone living near a ditch or channel (Middle High German grabe).German and Swiss German (also Gräber): habitational name for someone from any of the places called Graben.Jewish (Ashkenazic) (also Gräber): occupational name for a grave-digger, either from German Gräber or from a Yiddishized form of Polish grabarz.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Graver
    Cravener
    Graebner
    Grever
    Greber
    Graeber
    Grabert

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