When Barbara Zbinden was born in August 1792, in Wahlern, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Peter Zbinden, was 35 and her mother, Barbara Zand, was 35. She married Joseph Mischler on 23 August 1811, in Wahlern, Wahlern, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 31 October 1855, at the age of 63.
Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Otto, Ruedi.
Swiss German: topographic name in the form of a prepositional phrase, ze bünden ‘at the enclosure’ (i.e., the common property of a village).
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