Abraham Fredrich Schiem

19 February 1769–1 July 1843 (Age 74)
Erlach, Oberkirch, Baden, Germany

The Life of Abraham Fredrich

When Abraham Fredrich Schiem was born on 19 February 1769, in Erlach, Oberkirch, Baden, Germany, his father, Johannes Schiem, was 55 and his mother, Verena Zinck, was 21. He married Anna Mueller about 1807, in Thun, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 1 July 1843, in Scherzligen, Thun, Bern, Switzerland, at the age of 74.

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Abraham Fredrich Schiem
Anna Mueller
Marriage: about 1807
Abraham Schiem
Magdalena Schiem

Spouse and Children

about 1807
Thun, Bern, Switzerland


Parents and Siblings



World Events (4)


Age 29

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 31

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 44

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.

Name Meaning

German:1. topographic name for someone living near a border or boundary, Middle High German schide. 2. habitational name from Schied, near Salzburg, Austria.

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

Sources (3)

  • Abraham Friederich Schiem, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Birth Magdalena Schiem, Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992
  • Birth of Abraham Frederich Schiem, Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992;

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