Catherine Graber

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

The Life of Catherine

Catherine Graber was born in 1748, in Aeschi Ursenbach, Bern, Switzerland. She married Abraham Ramseyer on 31 May 1768. They were the parents of at least 5 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
1745–1807
Catherine Graber
1748–1807
Marriage: 31 May 1768
Barbara Ramseyer
1769–
Christian Ramseyer
1772–1848
Abraham Ramseyer
1772–1806
Jacob Ramseyer
1777–
Sohn Ramseyer
1778–1778
Katharina Ramseyer
1779–1856
Michael Ramseyer
1787–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 May 1768
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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

1 German: 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. This name is also found in the German-speaking part of Switzerland.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): 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.

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