Margaretha Bornhauser

Female1742–8 February 1804

Brief Life History of Margaretha

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.

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Johannes Bissegger
Margaretha Bornhauser
Marriage: 28 September 1769
Anna Barbara Bissegger
Johannes Bissegger
Salomon Bissegger
Verena Bissegger

Sources (9)

  • Margaretha Bornhauser, "Switzerland, Marriages, 1532-1910  "
  • Margaretha Bornhauser, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Margar Bornhauser in entry for Verena Beysegger, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 September 1769Affeltrangen, Thurgau, Switzerland
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (2)


    Age 56

    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.


    Age 58

    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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