Samuel Siegenthaler

22 September 1765–22 July 1817 (Age 51)
Schangnau, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Siegenthaler was born on 22 September 1765, in Schangnau, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Peter Siegenthaler, was 21 and his mother, Barbara Bieri, was 24. He married Anna Gerber on 24 June 1791. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 22 July 1817, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Siegenthaler
1765–1817
Anna Gerber
1772–1813
Marriage: 24 June 1791
Barbara Siegenthaler
1793–1864
Anna Siegenthaler
1795–1795
Samuel Siegenthaler
1795–1854
Samuel Siegenthaler
1798–
Christian Siegenthaler
1798–1799
Peter
1802–1861
Peter Siegenthaler
1802–
Katharina
1805–1862
Gottleib Siegenthaler
1807–1893
Gottlieb Siegenthaler
1810–
Elisabeth Siegenthaler
1813–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 June 1791
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (2)

1798

Age 33

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.
1800

Age 35

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place named Siegent(h)al (‘Siegen Valley’) in Switzerland.

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

Sources (1)

  • Samuel Siegenthaler im Eintrag für Gottlieb Siegenthaler und Anna Bieri, "Schweiz, Heiraten, 1532-1910 "

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