Anna Maria Witzig

30 September 1792–25 December 1862 (Age 70)
Uhwiesen, Zuerich, Switz.

The Life of Anna Maria

When Anna Maria Witzig was born on 30 September 1792, in Uhwiesen, Laufen-Uhwiesen, Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Hans Ulrich Witzig, was 43 and her mother, Anna Barbara Bernhard, was 42. She married Jacob Witzig on 20 January 1813. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 25 December 1862, in her hometown, at the age of 70.

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Jacob Witzig
Anna Maria Witzig
Marriage: 20 January 1813
Johannes Witzig
Anna Barbara Witzig
Johann Jakob Witzig
Anna Maria Witzig
Rudolf Witzig

Spouse and Children

20 January 1813


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+2 More Children

World Events (3)


Age 6

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 8

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Age 56

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: nickname from Middle High German witzic ‘clever’, ‘prudent’, ‘knowing’.

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

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