Hans Widmer

1732–25 May 1791 (Age 59)
Langnau im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Hans

When Hans Widmer was born in 1732, his father, Hans Widmer, was 35 and his mother, Magdalena Äschliman, was 24. He married Verena Gerber on 24 January 1755, in Langnau im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 25 May 1791, in Langnau im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland, at the age of 59, and was buried in Langnau im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland.

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Hans Widmer
Verena Gerber
Marriage: 24 January 1755
Michel Widmer
Barbara Widmer
Hans Widmer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 January 1755Langnau im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland
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    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Christoph, Hans, Helmut, Sieg, Armin, Ernst, Hans Peter, Konrad, Othmar, Siegfried, Ute.German and Swiss German: status name from Middle High German widemer ‘tenant farmer who worked on land that had been endowed to a parish church, Middle High German widem(e) ‘prebend’.German: variant of Wittmer 1.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Hans Widmer in entry for Verena Gerber, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Hans Widler in entry for Barbara Widler, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Hans Widmer, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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