Ursula Leu

Femaleabout 1760–4 December 1831

Brief Life History of Ursula

When Ursula Leu was born about 1760, in Rohrbach, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Hans Ulrich Leu, was 38 and her mother, Ursula Kaeser, was 27. She married Johannes Fluckiger in 1783, in Kleindietwil, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 4 December 1831, in Switzerland, at the age of 72.

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Johannes Fluckiger
Ursula Leu
Marriage: 1783
Anna Barbara Fluckiger
Magdalena Fluckiger
Andreas Fluckiger

Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Ursula Leu - Church record: birth-name: Ursula Leu
  • Ursula Leüb, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

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  • Marriage
    1783Kleindietwil, Bern, Switzerland
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (2)


    Age 38

    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.


    Age 40

    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Frieda, Hedwig, Manfred, Matthias, Otto.

    German and Dutch: from Middle Low German lēwe, Middle High German leu ‘lion’, a nickname for a brave or regal person, or a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a lion.

    Chinese: Teochew form of the surname 呂, see Lu 6.

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

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