Johannes Huber

17 August 1787–13 February 1832 (Age 44)
Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Johannes

When Johannes Huber was born on 17 August 1787, in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Melchior Huber, was 38 and his mother, Katharina Kehrli, was 34. He married Barbara Zenger on 10 May 1814, in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 13 February 1832, in his hometown, at the age of 44, and was buried in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Huber
1787–1832
Barbara Zenger
1792–1838
Marriage: 10 May 1814
Melchior Huber
1815–1883
Anna Huber
1816–1894
Katharina Huber
1818–
Johannes Huber
1820–1887
Andreas Huber
1823–1870
Kaspar Huber
1825–
Simeon Huber
1828–1895

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 May 1814Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (3)

    1798
    Age 11
    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 13
    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
    1803
    Age 16
    "Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Kurt, Hans, Erwin, Franz, Alois, Fritz, Helmut, Mathias, Oskar, Wilhelm, Dieter.Swiss German and German (also Hüber): status name based on Middle High German huobe, a measure of land, varying in size at different periods and in different places, but always of considerable extent, appreciably larger than the holding of the average peasant. The surname usually denotes a holder or owner of this amount of land, who would have been a prosperous small farmer and probably one of the leading men of his village. This surname is also found in other central European countries, for example Poland and Slovenia. See also Hoffner , compare Hueber .Dutch: variant of Hubert .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Hoffner
    Huebner
    Huberman
    Hoover
    Hover
    Bachhuber
    Hoober
    Hueber
    Huver
    Hubner
    Guber
    Huemmer

    Sources (21)

    • Johannes Hüber in entry for Andreas Hüber, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Johannes in entry for Andreas Huber, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Johann in entry for Andreas Huber, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

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