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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Hans Jakob Gyr
Barbara Furrer
Regula Gyr
Jakob Gyr
Jakob Gyr
Hans Heinrich Gyr

Parents and Siblings


    Barbara Furrer




World Events (3)


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.

Age 32

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

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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