Anna Keller

3 November 1753–
Appenzell, Appenzell, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Switzerland

The Life of Anna

When Anna Keller was born on 3 November 1753, in Appenzell, Appenzell, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Switzerland, her father, Joshua Keller, was 26 and her mother, Katharina Schiess, was 27.

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Joshua Keller
Katharina Schiess
Johannes Keller
Hans Konrad Keller
Anna Keller
Hans Konrad Keller
Anna Barbara Keller
Anna Katharina Keller
Hans Jacob Keller
Anna Juditha Keller
Peter Keller
Hans Ulrich Keller

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World Events (3)


Age 45

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 47

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Age 50

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

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German kellaere ‘cellarman’, ‘cellar master’ (Latin cellarius, denoting the keeper of the cella ‘store chamber’, ‘pantry’). Hence an occupational name for the overseer of the stores, accounts, or household in general in, for example, a monastery or castle. Kellers were important as trusted stewards in a great household, and in some cases were promoted to ministerial rank. The surname is widespread throughout central Europe.2 English: either an occupational name for a maker of caps or cauls, from Middle English kellere, or an occupational name for an executioner, from Old English cwellere.3 Irish: reduced form of Kelleher .

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

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