Abraham Ramseyer

15 May 1745–21 March 1807 (Age 61)
Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Ramseyer was born on 15 May 1745, in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Christen Ramseyer, was 44 and his mother, Edith Balsinger, was 27. He married Catherine Graber on 31 May 1768. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 21 March 1807, at the age of 61.

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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
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (2)

1798

Age 53

Revolution in Switzerland. Farmers in occupied territories become free citizens. Centralistic parliamentary republic according to French model. Occupation by French troops and some battles of Napoleon vs. Austria and Russia in Switzerland.
1800

Age 55

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Ramsauer ( see Ramseur ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Abraham RAMSEIER -
  • Legacy NFS Source: Abraham Ramseyer - Church record: burial: 24 March 1807; La Sagne, Neuchatel, Switzerland

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