Paulina Gwerder

29 May 1904–25 February 1999 (Age 94)
Muotathal, Schwyz, Switzerland

The Life of Paulina

When Paulina Gwerder was born on 29 May 1904, in Muotathal, Schwyz, Switzerland, her father, Josef Gwerder, was 33 and her mother, Katharina Bürgler, was 32. She married Johann Josef Heinzer in 1928, in Muotathal, Schwyz, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 25 February 1999, in her hometown, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Johann Josef Heinzer
1901–1961
Paulina Gwerder
1904–1999
Marriage: 1928
Paulina Heinzer
1929–2001
Emil Heinzer
1932–2013
Rudolf Heinzer
1935–2011
Hilda Heinzer
1939–2020

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1928
Muotathal, Schwyz, Switzerland
children

(4)

    Paulina Heinzer

    Female1929–2001Female

    Emil Heinzer

    Male1932–2013Male

    Rudolf Heinzer

    Male1935–2011Male

    Hilda Heinzer

    Female1939–2020Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (5)

1914

Age 10

Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.
1919

Age 15

Treaty of Versailles reaffirms Swiss neutrality.
1939

Age 35

Federal Council issues a declaration of neutrality at start of World War II. Refuses to join United Nations.

Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Middle Low German werder ‘piece of land surrounded by water’, ‘(river) island’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. Compare Wert .

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

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