Anna Tschannen

6 October 1771–
Wohlen bei Bern, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Anna

When Anna Tschannen was born on 6 October 1771, in Wohlen bei Bern, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Christen Tschannen, was 41 and her mother, Anna Hauser, was 34. She married Johannes Hänni on 5 October 1793, in Köniz, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Johannes Hänni
Anna Tschannen
Marriage: 5 October 1793
Magdalena Hänni

Spouse and Children

5 October 1793
Köniz, Bern, Switzerland


Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)


Age 27

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.

Age 29

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Age 32

"Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."

Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: from a dialect variant of the French personal name Jean ( see John ).

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

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  • Köniz,, Heiraten 1790-1831 21.16

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