Katharina Martig

1782–1850 (Age 68)
St. Stephan, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Katharina

When Katharina Martig was born on 12 April 1782, in St. Stephan, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Abraham Martig, was 30 and her mother, Susanna Kronegg, was 27. She married Johannes Rieder on 14 July 1823, in St. Stephan, Bern, Switzerland. She died on 10 September 1850, at the age of 68.

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Katharina Martig
Johannes Rieder
Marriage: 14 July 1823

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  • Female1782–1850Female

  • Johannes Rieder


14 July 1823
St. Stephan, Bern, Switzerland

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World Events (5)


Age 16

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 18

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Age 21

"Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: variant of Hartwig .2 German: from a pet form of any of the various Germanic compound personal names beginning with hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’, for example, Hartwig .3 Dutch: variant of Hartog .

Possible Related Names

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

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