Peter Martig

1789–1862 (Age 72)
St. Stephan, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Peter

When Peter Martig was born on 23 October 1789, in St. Stephan, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Abraham Martig, was 37 and his mother, Susanna Kronegg, was 34. He married Sara Kunz on 2 April 1814. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 9 February 1862, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Peter Martig
1789–1862
Sara Kunz
1795–1829
Marriage: 2 April 1814
Johannes Martig
1814–1837
Maria Magdalena Martig
1815–1848
Peter Martig
1817–1896
Christian Martig
1819–1850
Jakob Martig
1820–
Sara Martig
1822–1841
Salomon Martig
1823–1879
Abraham Martig
1824–1863
Susanna Katharina Martig
1825–1841
Maria Martig
1826–1883

Spouse & Children

  • Male1789–1862Male

  • Sara Kunz

    Female1795–1829Female

MARRIAGE
2 April 1814
children

(10)

  • Johannes Martig

    Male1814–1837Male

  • Maria Magdalena Martig

    Female1815–1848Female

  • Peter Martig

    Male1817–1896Male

  • Christian Martig

    Male1819–1850Male

  • Jakob Martig

    Male1820–Male

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (4)

1798

Age 9

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

Age 11

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1848

Age 59

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

1 German and Dutch: variant of Hartwig .2 German: from a pet form of any of the various Germanic compound personal names beginning with hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’, for example, Hartwig .3 Dutch: variant of Hartog .

Possible Related Names

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

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