Johannes Rohner

1 January 1759–14 June 1818 (Age 59)
Walzenhausen, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Rohner was born on 1 January 1759, in Walzenhausen, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland, his father, Johannes Rohner, was 49 and his mother, Barbara Sturzenagger, was 32. He had at least 3 sons. He died on 14 June 1818, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Rohner
1709–1771
Barbara Sturzenagger
1726–1772
Heinrich Rohner
1750–1756
Jacob Rohner
1752–1818
Elsbeth Rohner
1756–1771
Heinrich Rohner
1758–1758
Johannes Rohner
1759–1818
Bartholome Rohner
1762–1762
Katharina Rohner
1763–1831
Ursula Rohner
1766–1766

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World Events (2)

1798

Age 39

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 41

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

Swiss German:1. habitational name for someone from any of various places named Rohne, Rohna, or Ronau ( see Rohn 2). 2. topographic name for someone living by an area of dead trees, from Middle High German ron(e) ‘fallen tree’, ‘block of wood’. 3. from a Germanic personal name formed with rune ‘rune’.

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

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