Barbara Wermuth

13 February 1785–
Signau, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Barbara

When Barbara Wermuth was born on 13 February 1785, in Signau, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Christian Wermuth, was 38 and her mother, Anna Gehrig, was 35. She married Joseph Uebersax on 23 August 1807, in Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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Joseph Uebersax
Barbara Wermuth
Marriage: 23 August 1807

Spouse and Children

23 August 1807
Bern, Bern, Switzerland

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World Events (3)


Age 13

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 15

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Age 63

Made capital 1848

Name Meaning

German:1. metonymic occupational name for someone who gathered or dealt in herbs, from Middle High German wërmuot ‘wormwood’. 2. perhaps also from the Germanic personal name Warmut.

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

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