Peter Bärfuss

Brief Life History of Peter

When Peter Bärfuss was born on 27 June 1832, in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Friedrich Bärfuss, was 39 and his mother, Elisabeth Hirschi, was 42. He married Magdalena Schenk on 9 December 1861, in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland. He died on 6 February 1881, at the age of 48.

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Peter Bärfuss
1832–1881
Magdalena Schenk
1811–1885
Marriage: 9 December 1861

Sources (3)

  • Peter Bärtschi, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Peter Bärfuss, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19473-120416-0

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World Events (3)

1848

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.

1848

Made capital 1848

1863

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Manfred.

German: nickname for someone who was in the habit of going unshod, from Middle High German bar ‘bare, naked’ + vuoz ‘foot’, or perhaps for a member of the monastic order of the Barefoot Monks.

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

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