Anna Kohler

26 September 1773–18 November 1826 (Age 53)
Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Anna

When Anna Kohler was born on 26 September 1773, in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Heinrich Kohler, was 42 and her mother, Anna Otth, was 42. She married Peter Schild on 18 November 1795, in Brienz, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 18 November 1826, in Brienz, Bern, Switzerland, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Peter Schild
Anna Kohler
Marriage: 18 November 1795
Peter Schild
Johannes Schild
Anna Schild
Jacob Schild
Margaretha Schild
Johannes Schild
Lucia Schild

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1795Brienz, Bern, Switzerland
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    World Events (3)

    Age 25
    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.
    Age 27
    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
    Age 30
    "Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Erwin, Hans, Fritz, Gunter, Heinz, Arno, Georg, Gerhard, Irmgard, Konrad.German (also Köhler): occupational name for a charcoal burner, from Middle High German kol ‘(char)coal’ + the agent suffix -er. The form Kohler is typically South German. Compare Koehler .Germanized form of Czech Kolář, Slovak Kolár, Sorbian Kołaŕ, Kółaŕ, and Slovenian and Croatian Kolar ‘wheelwright, cartwright’.

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Anna, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Anna Kahler in entry for Jakob Schild, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Anna Kohler in entry for Jakob Schild, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

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