Catharina Soder

21 May 1716–
Brienz, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Catharina

When Catharina Soder was christened on 21 May 1716, in Brienz, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Caspar Soder, was 41 and her mother, Salome Zumstein, was 35.

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Caspar Soder
Salome Zumstein
Ulrich Soder
Elisabeth Soder
Madlena Soder
Melchior Soder
Catharina Soder

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World Events (3)


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.

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

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

Name Meaning

1 German (also Söder): topographic name from Middle High German sōt ‘puddle’, ‘wet ground’, Middle Low German sod ‘turf’, the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant, or a habitational name for someone from Söder near Hildesheim.2 Swedish (Söder): ornamental name from söder ‘south’.

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

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