Johannes Preisig

1792–1862 (Age 69)
Schwellbrunn, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Preisig was born on 22 July 1792, in Schwellbrunn, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland, his father, Hans Jakob Preisig, was 22 and his mother, Anna Magdalena Schiess, was 24. He married Anna Katharina Tobler on 2 December 1817. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 18 April 1862, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Preisig
1792–1862
Anna Katharina Tobler
1799–1846
Marriage: 2 December 1817
Anna Barbara Preisig
1830–
Johannes Preisig
1835–1912
Joh. Jakob Preisig
1840–1840
Jakob Preisig
1841–1845

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
2 December 1817
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1798

Age 6

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 8

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1848

Age 56

New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.

Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German reisec, Middle Low German reisich ‘armed for war’, later ‘sprightly’, ‘tall’. See also Reiser 2.

Possible Related Names

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

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