Peter Wyss

10 September 1797–29 December 1860 (Age 63)
Biglen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Peter

When Peter Wyss was born on 10 September 1797, in Biglen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Hans Ulrich Wyss, was 50 and his mother, Barbara Stettler, was 41. He married Maria Zeller on 15 June 1839. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 29 December 1860, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Peter Wyss
1797–1860
Maria Zeller
1811–1887
Marriage: 15 June 1839
Magdalena Wyss
1839–
Johann Jakob Wyss
1841–1842
Elisabeth Wyss
1844–
Friedrich Wyss
1847–1859
Peter Wyss
1850–1927

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 June 1839
children

(5)

    Magdalena Wyss

    Female1839–Female

    Johann Jakob Wyss

    Male1841–1842Male

    Elisabeth Wyss

    Female1844–Female

    Friedrich Wyss

    Male1847–1859Male

    Peter Wyss

    Male1850–1927Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1798

Age 1

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 3

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1848

Age 51

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

Swiss German: Alemannic form of Weiss .

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

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