Catharina Gloor

Brief Life History of Catharina

When Catharina Gloor was christened on 26 July 1778, in Birrwil, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Hans Georg Gloor, was 29 and her mother, Maria Wyss, was 35. She married Johann Jacob Graff on 18 August 1803. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 21 February 1850, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Johann Jacob Graff
1783–1847
Catharina Gloor
1778–1850
Marriage: 18 August 1803
Barbara Maria Graff
1804–
Verena Graff
1811–
Jacob Graff
1805–1893
Hans Rudolf Graff
1809–1883
Johannes Graff
1815–1895
Fridrich Graff
1822–1858

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    World Events (4)

    1798

    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.

    1800

    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

    1848

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Swiss German: from a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Hilarius (see Hillary ).

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

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