Anna Elisabetha Hofer

14 September 1843–
Biglen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Anna Elisabetha

When Anna Elisabetha Hofer was born on 14 September 1843, in Biglen, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Christian Hofer, was 30 and her mother, Rosina Thiner, was 27. She died in her hometown.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Baumann
1839–
Anna Elisabetha Hofer
1843–

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Christian Hofer

    Male1812–1882Male

    Rosina Thiner

    Female1816–1844Female

siblings

(3)

    Frederick Hofer

    Male1842–Male

    Friedrich Hofer

    Male1842–Male

    Female1843–Female

World Events (3)

1848

Age 5

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 5

Made capital 1848
1863

Age 20

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived at, worked on, or managed a farm, from Middle High German hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’, ‘court’ + the agent suffix -er. Compare Hoffmann .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Anna Elisabeth Hofer im Eintrag für Johannes Baumann, „Schweiz Heiraten, 1532-1910  “

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