Margreth Moser

Female10 October 1734–12 April 1803

Brief Life History of Margreth

When Margreth Moser was christened on 10 October 1734, in Grosshöchstetten, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Hans Moser, was 43 and her mother, Anna Luginbühl, was 40. She died on 12 April 1803, at the age of 68.

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Hans Moser
Anna Luginbühl
Hans Moser
Elsbeth Moser
Barbara Moser
Anna Moser
Catharina Moser
Margreth Moser
Niclaus Moser

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

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World Events (2)


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.


Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived near a peat bog, Middle High German mōs, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word. Compare Mosser and Musser .

North German (Möser): metonymic occupational name for a vegetable grower or seller, from an agent noun based on Middle Low German mōs ‘vegetable’.

German (Möser): habitational name from any of several places called Möser, or for someone from any of several places called Möse, Moese, and Mösen.

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

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