Abraham Martig

1785–1821 (Age 35)
St. Stephan, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Martig was born on 30 October 1785, in St. Stephan, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Abraham Martig, was 33 and his mother, Susanna Kronegg, was 30. He married Johanna Elisabeth Homburg on 2 April 1811. He died on 7 June 1821, at the age of 35.

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Abraham Martig
Johanna Elisabeth Homburg
Marriage: 2 April 1811

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2 April 1811

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World Events (2)


Age 13

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 15

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

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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