Melchior Schaer

29 April 1787–
Walterswil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Melchior

When Melchior Schaer was born on 29 April 1787, in Walterswil, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Melchior Schär, was 29 and his mother, Verena Kaeser, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Melchior Schär
1758–1810
Verena Kaeser
1757–1833
Bendicht Schaer
1778–1778
Bendicht Schär
1778–1778
Ulrich Schaer
1782–
Verena Schaer
1784–1859
Melchior Schaer
1787–
Maria Schar
1792–

Parents and Siblings

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+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1798
Age 11
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 13
Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1848
Age 61
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

Some characteristic forenames: German Juerg, Kurt, Wolfgang.South German (Schär): variant of Scherer .

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

Possible Related Names

Schear
Schar
Scherer

Sources (1)

  • Melchior Schär, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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