Margaritha Steiner

Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Margaritha

When Margaritha Steiner was born on 1 March 1820, in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Ulrich Steiner, was 61 and her mother, Margaritha Anderegg, was 28. She was buried in Signau, Bern, Switzerland.

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Ulrich Steiner
Margaritha Anderegg
Margaritha Steiner
Elisabetha Steiner
Johannes Steiner
Elisabetha Steiner

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World Events (3)


Age 28

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.

Age 28

Made capital 1848

Age 43

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone who worked with stone: a quarryman, stonecutter, or stonemason; an agent derivative of Stein .2 Topographic name for someone who lived on stony ground or near a prominent outcrop of rock.

Possible Related Names

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

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