Anna Zurflueh

14 February 1686–
Trub, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Anna

When Anna Zurflueh was born on 14 February 1686, in Trub, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Christen Zurflueh, was 29 and her mother, Barbara Brechbuehl, was 24.

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Family Time Line

Christen Zurflueh
1656–
Barbara Brechbuehl
1661–
Magdalena Zurflueh
1683–
Anna Zurflueh
1686–
Johann Ulrich Zurfluh
1688–1753
Christian Zurflueh
1689–1689

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World Events (2)

1798

Age 112

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 114

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived ‘at the cliff’, Middle High German zur ‘at the’ + vluo ‘cliff’.

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

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