Dorothea Eggli

26 January 1738–
Uhwiesen, Laufen-Uhwiesen, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of Dorothea

When Dorothea Eggli was born on 26 January 1738, in Uhwiesen, Laufen-Uhwiesen, Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Andreas Eggli, was 62 and her mother, Barbara Rubli, was 35.

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Andreas Eggli
Barbara Rubli
Anna Eggli
Elisabeth Eggli
Rueger Eggli
Peter Eggli
Heinrich Eggli
Dorothea Eggli

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World Events (3)


Age 60

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 62

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Age 65

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

Name Meaning

1 Swiss German: from a pet form of the personal name Egenolf or Egilolf ( see Egloff ).2 Possibly also Norwegian, a habitational name from a farm named Eik(e)li, from eik ‘oak’ + li ‘hillside’, ‘slope’.

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

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