Johannes Keller

17 February 1799–3 July 1869 (Age 70)
Märwil, Thurgau, Switzerland

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Keller was born on 17 February 1799, in Märwil, Thurgau, Switzerland, his father, Johannes Keller, was 33 and his mother, Anna Maria Bartholdi, was 32. He married Anna Dorothea Mueller on 21 September 1823, in Bussnang, Thurgau, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 3 July 1869, at the age of 70.

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Johannes Keller
Anna Dorothea Mueller
Marriage: 21 September 1823
Johannes Keller

Spouse and Children


    Anna Dorothea Mueller


21 September 1823
Bussnang, Thurgau, Switzerland


    Johannes Keller


Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Keller


    Anna Maria Bartholdi




    Anna Barbara Keller


    Hs. Jacob Keller



    Hs. Geoerg Keller


    Hs. Geoerg Keller


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World Events (4)


Age 1

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Age 4

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

Age 49

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: from Middle High German kellaere ‘cellarman’, ‘cellar master’ (Latin cellarius, denoting the keeper of the cella ‘store chamber’, ‘pantry’). Hence an occupational name for the overseer of the stores, accounts, or household in general in, for example, a monastery or castle. Kellers were important as trusted stewards in a great household, and in some cases were promoted to ministerial rank. The surname is widespread throughout central Europe.2 English: either an occupational name for a maker of caps or cauls, from Middle English kellere, or an occupational name for an executioner, from Old English cwellere.3 Irish: reduced form of Kelleher .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Johannes Keller in entry for Johannes Keller, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"
  • Johannes Keller, "Schweiz, Heiraten, 1532-1910 "
  • Johannes Keller, "Schweiz, Taufen, 1491-1940"

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