Margaritha Brunner

13 January 1845–6 January 1934 (Age 89)
Iseltwald, Interlaken-Oberhasli, Canton Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Margaritha

Margaritha Brunner was born on 13 January 1845, in Iseltwald, Bern, Switzerland as the daughter of Heinrich Brunner and Margaritha Urfer. She married Peter Abegglen on 15 May 1868. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 6 January 1934, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Peter Abegglen
1844–1913
Margaritha Brunner
1845–1934
Marriage: 15 May 1868
Elisabeth Abegglen
1868–1873
Anna Abegglen
1869–1869
Peter Abegglen
1870–1956
Christian Abegglen
1871–
Gottfried Abegglen
1873–1943
Johannes Abegglen
1874–1875
Johannes Abegglen
1876–1878
Johannes Abegglen
1879–1879
Elisabeth Abegglen
1880–1924
Karoline Abegglen
1881–
Maria Abegglen
1884–1884
Rosa Abegglen
1884–1918
Christen Abegglen
1886–1886
Christen Abegglen
1888–1888

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 May 1868
children

(14)

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Parents and Siblings

    Heinrich Brunner

    MaleMale

    Margaritha Urfer

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (5)

1848

Age 3

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.
1848

Age 3

Made capital 1848
1914

Age 69

Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived beside a spring or well, Middle High German brun(ne) ‘spring’, or habitational name for someone from a place named with this word.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Margaritha Brunner christening record
  • Margaretha Brunner in entry for Peter Abegglen and Susanna Urfer, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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