Margaretha von Allmen

1743–1815 (Age 71)
Wilderswil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Margaretha

When Margaretha von Allmen was born on 27 October 1743, in Wilderswil, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Jakob Von Almen, was 24 and her mother, Elizabetha Dannen, was 23. She married Christen Sterchi on 28 February 1766. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 8 February 1815, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Margaretha von Allmen
1743–1815
Christen Sterchi
1739–1805
Marriage: 28 February 1766
Christian Sterchi
1767–1836
Margaritha Sterchi
1769–
Ulrich Sterchi
1770–1771
Anna Sterchi
1772–
Ulrich Sterchi
1774–1774
Susanna Sterchi
1777–
Elisabeth Sterchi
1781–
Catharina Sterchi
1783–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
28 February 1766
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Jakob Von Almen

    Male1719–Male

  • Elizabetha Dannen

    Female1720–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (2)

1798

Age 55

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 57

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch vonc, vonke ‘spark’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a smith.

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

Sources (1)

  • Baptism of David Klossner in Därstetten, Bern, Switzerland

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