Catharina Abplanalp

24 November 1793–9 August 1870 (Age 76)
Meiringen, Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Catharina

When Catharina Abplanalp was born on 24 November 1793, in Meiringen, Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Johannes Abplanalp, was 26 and her mother, Margreth Werren, was 24. She married Melchior Kleck on 12 February 1818. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 9 August 1870, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Melchior Kleck
1793–1879
Catharina Abplanalp
1793–1870
Marriage: 12 February 1818
Catharina Kleck
1814–1851
Johan Kleck
1816–1865
Barbara Kleck
1818–1894
Anna Kleck
1822–
Johannes Kleck
1823–1896
Margaretha Kleck
1833–
Elisabeth Kleck
1836–1925
Anna Kleck
1839–1909

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 February 1818
children

(8)

    Catharina Kleck

    Female1814–1851Female

    Johan Kleck

    Male1816–1865Male

    Female1818–1894Female

    Anna Kleck

    Female1822–Female

    Johannes Kleck

    Male1823–1896Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Abplanalp

    Male1767–1805Male

    Margreth Werren

    Female1769–1830Female

siblings

(4)

    Melchior Abplanalp

    Male1791–1791Male

    Female1793–1870Female

    Melchior Abplanalp

    Male1799–Male

    Barbara Abplanalp

    Female1805–1817Female

World Events (5)

1798

Age 5

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

Age 7

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1848

Age 55

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.

Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone living high on a mountainside, from German ab- ‘below’, ‘off’ + Planalp ‘high, flat mountain-meadow’.

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

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