Hans Willen

1 October 1702–
Frutigen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Hans

When Hans Willen was christened on 1 October 1702, in Frutigen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Hans Willen, was 31 and his mother, Anna Griessen, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Hans Willen
1671–
Anna Griessen
1677–
David Willen
1698–
Elisebeth Willen
1700–1704
Hans Willen
1702–
Elisabeth Willen
1704–
Peter Willen
1707–
Anna Willen
1710–
Barbara Willen
1713–
Jakob Willen
1715–
Gilgen Willen
1718–1768
Magdalena Willen
1720–
Verena Willen
1720–
Maria Willen
1722–

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World Events (3)

1798

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

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1803

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

Name Meaning

German:1. variant of Wille . 2. habitational name from a place so named near Wittmund. 3. Dutch: from the personal name Willin ( see Wilhelm ).

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

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