Anna Ruegsegger

Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Ruegsegger was born on 16 July 1769, in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Peter Ruegsegger, was 35 and her mother, Margaretha Weimann, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Peter Ruegsegger
1733–
Margaretha Weimann
1735–
Magdalena Rueggsegger
1760–
Barbara Rueggsegger
1763–1772
Katharina Ruegsegger
1766–
Anna Ruegsegger
1769–
Barbara Ruegsegger
1772–
Christina
1775–
Elisabeth Ruegsegger
1778–
Margaritha Ruegsegger
1781–1800

Sources (2)

  • Anna Egger, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Anna Rüegdegger, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

World Events (6)

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.

1803

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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Ernst, Fritz, Kurt.

Swiss German (Rüegsegger): compound name from the personal name Rüeg (see Ruegg ) + Middle High German ecke, egge ‘corner, point’, hence a habitational name for someone living at a place known as ‘Rüeg's corner’.

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

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