When Margaretha Bornhauser was born in 1742, in Boltshausen, Märstetten, Thurgau, Switzerland, her father, Joseph Bornhauser, was 24 and her mother, Margaretha Enz, was 29. She married Johannes Bissegger on 28 September 1769, in Affeltrangen, Thurgau, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 8 February 1804, at the age of 62, and was buried in Dussnang, Fischingen, Thurgau, Switzerland.
Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Ari, Uzi. German Arno.
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for the manager of a granary, from Middle High German kornhūs, German Kornhaus ‘(communal) granary’ + the agent suffix -er. As a Jewish name it can also be artificial.
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