Samuel Rieder

Male1738–21 February 1809

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Rieder was born in 1738, in Köniz, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Ullrich Rieder, was 40 and his mother, Anna Balsiger, was 37. He had at least 1 son with Elsbeth Billard. He died on 21 February 1809, at the age of 71.

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Samuel Rieder
Elsbeth Billard
Samuel Rieder

Sources (4)

  • Samuel Nieder in entry for Samuel Nieder, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Samuel Nieder in entry for Samuel Nieder, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Samuel Rieder in entry for Samuel Rieder, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (2)


Age 60

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 62

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Bernhard, Erwin, Florian, Franz, Georg, Guenther, Helmut, Irmgard, Orlo, Urs.


topographic name from Middle High German riet ‘damp, mossy ground, wet land’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant, or a habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called with this word (see Ried , Riede ).

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

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