Johannes Steiner

12 August 1861–27 April 1954 (Age 92)
Kirchberg, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Steiner was born on 12 August 1861, in Kirchberg, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Johannes Steiner, was 29 and his mother, Elisa Kunz, was 22. He married Elisabeth Winkler on 23 February 1889. He lived in Utzenstorf, Bern, Switzerland in 1861. He died on 27 April 1954, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Steiner
1861–1954
Elisabeth Winkler
1861–
Marriage: 23 February 1889

Spouse and Children

    Male1861–1954Male

    Elisabeth Winkler

    Female1861–Female

MARRIAGE
23 February 1889

Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Steiner

    Male1832–1903Male

    Elisa Kunz

    Female1838–1871Female

siblings

(4)

    Elise Johanna Steiner

    Female1859–1903Female

    Bertha Steiner

    Female1860–Female

    Male1861–1954Male

    Jakob Steiner

    Male1862–1908Male

World Events (5)

1863

Age 2

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.
1914

Age 53

Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.
1919

Age 58

Treaty of Versailles reaffirms Swiss neutrality.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone who worked with stone: a quarryman, stonecutter, or stonemason; an agent derivative of Stein .2 Topographic name for someone who lived on stony ground or near a prominent outcrop of rock.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Johannes Steiner, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"

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