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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Johannes Rohner
Barbara Sturzenagger
Heinrich Rohner
Jacob Rohner
Elsbeth Rohner
Heinrich Rohner
Johannes Rohner
Bartholome Rohner
Katharina Rohner
Ursula Rohner

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World Events (2)


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.

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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