Johannes Von Gunten

20 September 1835–15 August 1910 (Age 74)
Sigriswil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Von Gunten was born on 20 September 1835, in Sigriswil, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Christian Von Gunten, was 32 and his mother, Anna Bühler, was 29. He married Magdalena Kaempf in 1862. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 15 August 1910, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Von Gunten
1835–1910
Magdalena Kaempf
1839–1911
Marriage: 1862
Magdalena von Gunten
1862–1864
von Gunten
1865–1865

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1862
children

(2)

    Magdalena von Gunten

    Female1862–1864Female

    von Gunten

    Male1865–1865Male

Parents and Siblings

    Christian Von Gunten

    Male1803–1880Male

    Female1805–1859Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (3)

1848

Age 13

New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.
1848

Age 13

Made capital 1848
1863

Age 28

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch vonc, vonke ‘spark’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a smith.

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

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