Melchior Huggler

Brief Life History of Melchior

When Melchior Huggler was born on 7 July 1802, in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Melchior Hugler, was 32 and his mother, Katharina Welti, was 33. He married Katharina Abplanalp on 27 June 1828. He died on 2 December 1872, at the age of 70.

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Melchior Huggler
Katharina Abplanalp
Marriage: 27 June 1828

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  • Melchior Hugler, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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"Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."


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.


Made capital 1848

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: from a derivative of the personal name Hugo .

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

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