Barbara Knecht

1734–1797 (Age 63)
Hinwil, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of Barbara

When Barbara Knecht was born on 21 February 1734, in Hinwil, Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Hans Knecht, was 28 and her mother, Susanna Gatti, was 33. She married Hans Furrer in 1753, in Hinwil, Zürich, Switzerland. She died on 3 September 1797, at the age of 63.

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Barbara Knecht
Hans Furrer
Marriage: 1753

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Hinwil, Zürich, Switzerland

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Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: occupational name for a journeyman, from Middle High German kneht, Middle Low German knecht ‘knight's assistant’, ‘lad’, ‘servant’, ‘hired hand’, ‘apprentice’, ‘helper’.

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

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