Magdalena Glanzmann

February 1758–
Oberburg, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Magdalena

When Magdalena Glanzmann was born in February 1758, in Oberburg, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Ulrich Glanzmann, was 33 and her mother, Barbara Kehrli, was 34. She married Christen Bieri on 16 April 1780, in Schangnau, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters.

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Christen Bieri
Magdalena Glanzmann
Marriage: 16 April 1780
Elisabeth Bieri
Peter Bieri
Magdalena Bieri
Anna Bieri
Anna Barbara Bieri

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 April 1780Schangnau, Bern, Switzerland
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    Age 40
    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 42
    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
    Age 90
    New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Ilan.Altered form of Swiss German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Glanzmann: elaborated form of Glanz , with the addition of Middle High German man, German Mann ‘man’.

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Madle Blanzman in entry for Magdalena Bieri, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Madle Blanzmann in entry for Magdalena Bieri, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Oberburg, Kanton Bern, Schweiz: Taufrodel 5, 1753-1797, S. 27, Nr. 3.

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