Barbara Schneiter

3 May 1778–
Schwarzenegg, Unterlangenegg, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Barbara

Barbara Schneiter was born on 3 May 1778, in Schwarzenegg, Unterlangenegg, Bern, Switzerland as the daughter of Jakob Schneiter and Anna M Schlappach. She married Niclaus Wanzenried on 4 June 1798, in Bern, Switzerland.

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Niclaus Wanzenried
Barbara Schneiter
Marriage: 4 June 1798

Spouse and Children

4 June 1798
Bern, Switzerland

Parents and Siblings


    Anna M Schlappach




+1 More Child

World Events (4)


Age 20

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 22

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Age 70

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

German: variant of Schneid .

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

Possible Related Names

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  • Barbara Schneiter in entry for Niklaus Wanzenried, "Switzerland Marriages, 1532-1910  "

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