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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Family Time Line

Andreas Eggli
1676–1742
Barbara Rubli
1703–
Anna Eggli
1722–1731
Elisabeth Eggli
1724–1726
Rueger Eggli
1726–
Peter Eggli
1729–1735
Heinrich Eggli
1732–
Dorothea Eggli
1738–

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World Events (3)

1798

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.
1800

Age 62

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

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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