Joseph Farner

about 1733–
Eriswil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Joseph

Joseph Farner was born about 1733, in Eriswil, Bern, Switzerland. He married Elsbeth Niederhauser on 16 January 1763.

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Joseph Farner
Elsbeth Niederhauser
Marriage: 16 January 1763

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16 January 1763

World Events (3)


Age 65

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 67

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Age 115

Made capital 1848

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: habitational name for someone from a place called Farn near Oberkirch, or Fahrnau in Baden. Compare Fahrner .

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