Madlena Knubel

5 January 1728–
Zweisimmen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Madlena

When Madlena Knubel was christened on 5 January 1728, in Zweisimmen, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Mathaeus Knubel, was 32 and her mother, Elsbeth Buehler, was 39.

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Family Time Line

Mathaeus Knubel
1695–1757
Elsbeth Buehler
1689–1761
Jacob Knubel
1724–1780
Madlena Knubel
1728–
Magdalena Knubel
1729–1804
Peter Knubel
1732–1740
Elsbeth Knubel
1734–1773

Parents and Siblings

    Mathaeus Knubel

    Male1695–1757Male

    Female1689–1761Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1798

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

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

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

Name Meaning

German:1. from Middle High German knebel ‘peg’, ‘stake’ and, by extension ‘ankle’, ‘uncouth person’, this latter connotation is found particularly in southeast German and Silesian dialects. 2. diminutive of Knabe .

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

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