Barbara von Bergen

15 July 1778–5 December 1817
Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Barbara

When Barbara von Bergen was christened on 15 July 1778, in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Niclaus von Bergen, was 32 and her mother, Anna Mohr, was 30. She married Melcher Brog on 13 March 1816, in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland. She died on 5 December 1817, in her hometown, at the age of 39.

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Melcher Brog
Barbara von Bergen
Marriage: 13 March 1816

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13 March 1816
Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland

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World Events (3)


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.

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

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.

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