Jacob Bieri

4 October 1739–
Schangnau, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Bieri was born on 4 October 1739, in Schangnau, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Hans Bieri, was 33 and his mother, Catharina Gerber, was 31. He married Dorothea Schenk in 1770. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Jacob Bieri
Dorothea Schenk
Marriage: 1770
Barbara Bieri
Isaak Bieri
Elisabeth Bieri

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    World Events (5)

    Age 59
    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 61
    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
    Age 64
    Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his "mediation".

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Bernhard, Heinz, Kurt, Reinhold.Swiss German: probably from a pet form of the personal name Birr 1. In Switzerland it is most common in the cantons of Bern and Lucerne.

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

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