Heinrich Sauter

3 December 1783–
Kappel, Ebnat-Kappel, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland

The Life of Heinrich

When Heinrich Sauter was born on 3 December 1783, in Kappel, Ebnat-Kappel, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, his father, Hans Jacob Sauter, was 26 and his mother, Anna Elisabeta Brunner, was 21.

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Hans Jacob Sauter
Anna Elisabeta Brunner
Heinrich Sauter
Elsbeth Suter
Ursula Sauter
Hans Valentin Sauter
Anna Cathrina Sauter
Gallus Sauter

Parents and Siblings

    Hans Jacob Sauter


    Anna Elisabeta Brunner




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World Events (4)


Age 15

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 17

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Age 65

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

1 German: occupational name for a shoemaker or cobbler (one who sews leather), Middle High German sūter (from Latin sutor, an agent derivative of suere ‘to sew’).2 English: variant of Salter .3 Dutch: occupational name for a producer or seller of salt, from an agent derivative of zout ‘salt’. Compare Salter 1.

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

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