Johannes Reber

1862–1917 (Age 55)
Oberdiessbach, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Reber was born on 22 June 1862, in Oberdiessbach, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Samuel Reber, was 35 and his mother, Elisabeth Berger, was 32. He married Elisabeth Keusen on 7 March 1886. He died on 27 November 1917, at the age of 55.

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Johannes Reber
Elisabeth Keusen
Marriage: 7 March 1886

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  • Male1862–1917Male

  • Elisabeth Keusen


7 March 1886

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World Events (2)


Age 1

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Age 52

Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.

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.

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  • LDS Family Group Record

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