Hans Egger

26 June 1749–1 June 1808 (Age 58)
Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Hans

When Hans Egger was born on 26 June 1749, in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Niklaus Egger, was 39 and his mother, Barbara Huber, was 35. He married Margaretha Schild on 13 February 1772. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 1 June 1808, in Meiringen, Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland, at the age of 58.

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Hans Egger
Margaretha Schild
Marriage: 13 February 1772
Johannes Egger
Katharina Egger
Barbara Egger
Margaretha Egger
Verena Egger
Verena Egger
Johannes Egger
Anna Egger

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13 February 1772


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World Events (2)


Age 49

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 51

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

1 South German: topographic name for someone who lived on a corner (either a street corner, or the corner of a valley running around a mountain), from an altered form of Eck + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant.2 Dutch and German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi ‘point (of a sword)’ + heri ‘army’.3 South German(Swabia): occupational name for a farmer, from an agent derivative of eggen ‘to harrow’.

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

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