Wilhelm Krähenbühl

Male3 November 1555–

Brief Life History of Wilhelm

When Wilhelm Krähenbühl was christened on 3 November 1555, in Grosshöchstetten, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Christian Krähenbühl, was 30 and his mother, Anna Barbara Hofer, was 25. He married Verena Pfeller in February 1579, in Grosshöchstetten, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters.

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Wilhelm Krähenbühl
Verena Pfeller
Marriage: February 1579
Johannes Kraehenbuehl
Elsy Kraehenbuehl
Christen Kaehenbuehl
Uly Kraehenbuehl
Barbli Kraehenbuehl
Uly Kraehenbuehl

Sources (16)

  • Wilhelmus Kreinbul in entry for Joannes Kreinbul, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Wilhem Furgenbul, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Wilhelm Krayenbuel in entry for Uly Krayenbuel, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    February 1579Grosshöchstetten, Bern, Switzerland
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (1)


    All European peace treaty formally accepts Switzerland as an independent nation.

    Name Meaning

    from wil ‘will’ + helm ‘helmet’; an ancient royal name. See also William .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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