Margareth Eggler

24 January 1773–1 February 1826 (Age 53)
Brienz, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Margareth

When Margareth Eggler was born on 24 January 1773, in Brienz, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Ulrich Eggler, was 54 and her mother, Barbara Flueck, was 41. She married Johannes Huggler on 16 May 1794, in Brienz, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 1 February 1826, in Brienzwiler, Bern, Switzerland, at the age of 53.

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Johannes Huggler
Margareth Eggler
Marriage: 16 May 1794
Johannes Huggler
Margreth Huggler
Margaritha Huggler

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16 May 1794
Brienz, Bern, Switzerland


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World Events (3)


Age 25

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 27

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Age 30

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

Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone living near the corner of a street or mountain, or by a promontory, from Middle High German egge ‘corner’ + diminutive -l + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. Compare Eck , Egger .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Margareth Eggler - Church record: death: 1 February 1826; Brienzwiler, Bern, Switzerland

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