Dorothea Binder

about 1796–
,Zurich,Switz

The Life of Dorothea

Dorothea Binder was born about 1796, in Zürich, Switzerland. She married Heinrich Frei on 17 February 1817.

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Heinrich Frei
1794–
Dorothea Binder
1796–
Marriage: 17 February 1817

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 February 1817
,Zurich,Switz

World Events (3)

1798

Age 2

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 4

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

Age 7

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

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic):1. one of the many occupational names for a cooper or barrel maker, German (Fass)binder, an agent derivative of binden ‘to bind’. Less often the same word was used to denote a bookbinder. The surname is found principally in southern Germany and Switzerland, but also in Denmark and Slovenia. Compare Boettcher , Buettner , and Schaeffler . 2. German: variant of Bunde 2.

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

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