Hans Gruetter

10 September 1751–
Seeberg, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Hans

When Hans Gruetter was christened on 10 September 1751, in Seeberg, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Hans Jacob Gruetter, was 31 and his mother, Barbara Widmer, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Hans Jacob Gruetter
1720–
Barbara Widmer
1724–
Hans Gruetter
1751–
Elsbeth Gruetter
1754–1755
Elsbeth Gruetter
1756–
Anna Gruetter
1762–
Anna Barbara Gruetter
1767–
Hans Jacob Gruetter
1768–1768
Jacob Gruetter
1775–1775

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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.
1848

Made capital 1848

Name Meaning

German (Grüter):1. Swiss German: Alemannic variant of Greuter , a topographic name from Middle High German geriute ‘land cleared for cultivation’. 2. North German: according to Bahlow, an occupational name for a brewer who used rosemary instead of hops, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German grut ‘rosemary’.

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

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