Peter Gfeller

29 January 1693–
Worb, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Peter

When Peter Gfeller was christened on 29 January 1693, in Worb, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Christen Gfeller, was 23 and his mother, Verena Adam, was 26. He married Johanna Jost. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Peter Gfeller
Johanna Jost
Jacob Gfeller

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World Events (2)


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.

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived by a gorge, Middle High German gevelle, or a habitational name for someone from any of various places in Bavaria and Austria named from this word.

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

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  • Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992;

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