Maria Siegenthaler

28 October 1834–
Schangnau, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Maria

When Maria Siegenthaler was born on 28 October 1834, in Schangnau, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Niklaus Siegenthaler, was 34 and her mother, Maria Baumann, was 26. She married Heinrich Gautier on 8 May 1862.

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Heinrich Gautier
Maria Siegenthaler
Marriage: 8 May 1862

Spouse and Children

8 May 1862

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World Events (6)


Age 14

New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.

Age 14

Made capital 1848

Age 80

Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place named Siegent(h)al (‘Siegen Valley’) in Switzerland.

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

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