Verena

2 July 1709–
Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of Verena

When Verena was born on 2 July 1709, in Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Pankratius Meyer, was 24 and her mother, Verena Froelich, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Pankratius Meyer
1684–1739
Verena Froelich
1676–1715
Heinrich
1706–1778
Verena
1708–
Verena
1709–
Hans Jakob
1710–1782
Hans Heinrich
1712–1723
Anna
1714–
Junghans Meyer
1716–1718
Pankratz Meyer
1717–1786

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1798

Age 89

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 91

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

Age 94

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

Name Meaning

Characteristically Swiss name, first borne by a 3rd-century saint who lived as a hermit near Zurich. She is said to have come originally from Thebes in Egypt, and the origin of her name is obscure. This name is now occasionally used in the English-speaking world, where it is taken as an elaboration of Vera .

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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