Regula Gyr

28 February 1768–
Uster, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of Regula

When Regula Gyr was born on 28 February 1768, in Uster, Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Hans Jakob Gyr, was 31 and her mother, Barbara Furrer, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Hans Jakob Gyr
1736–1805
Barbara Furrer
1740–1789
Regula Gyr
1768–
Jakob Gyr
1769–1769
Jakob Gyr
1770–1835
Hans Heinrich Gyr
1774–1774

Parents and Siblings

    Male1736–1805Male

    Barbara Furrer

    Female1740–1789Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1798

Age 30

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.
1800

Age 32

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1803

Age 35

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

Name Meaning

French: from the Latin personal name Quiricus or Cyricus, Greek Kyrikos or Kyriakos, ultimately from Greek kyrios ‘lord’, ‘master’. This name was borne by a 4th-century martyr, a small child martyred with his mother St. Julitta in 304 ad ( see Quilici ). In North America it is sometimes Americanized as Sears .

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

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