Katharina Reber

Oberdiessbach, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Katharina

When Katharina Reber was born on 19 August 1821, in Oberdiessbach, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Christian Reber, was 39 and her mother, Elisabeth Baumann, was 31. She married Johann Ulrich Bürki on 28 March 1846, in Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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Katharina Reber
Johann Ulrich Bürki
Marriage: 28 March 1846

Spouse & Children

  • Female1821–Female

  • Johann Ulrich Bürki


28 March 1846
Bern, Bern, Switzerland

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World Events (5)


Age 27

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 27

Made capital 1848

Age 42

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

1 German and Swiss German: occupational name for a vine-dresser or vintner, from Middle High German rebe ‘vine’ + -er agent suffix.2 German and Swiss German: from a Germanic personal name, Radobert, formed with rād, rāt ‘counsel’, ‘advice’ + berht ‘bright’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Catharina Reber, "Switzerland Marriages, 1532-1910  "

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