Josef Anton Gwerder

1839–1899 (Age 60)
Muotathal, Schwyz, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Josef Anton

When Josef Anton Gwerder was born in 1839, in Muotathal, Schwyz, Switzerland, his father, Heinrich Franz Gwerder, was 31 and his mother, Maria Anna Elisabeth Ehrler, was 26. He married Kreszentia Gwerder in 1864, in Muotathal, Schwyz, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in 1899, in his hometown, at the age of 60.

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Josef Anton Gwerder
Kreszentia Gwerder
Marriage: 1864
Melchior Gwerder
Peter Gwerder

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  • Marriage
    1864Muotathal, Schwyz, Switzerland
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    World Events (2)

    Age 9
    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 24
    Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Fritz, Hasso, Horst, Kurt. Scandinavian Alvar.North German: topographic name from Middle Low German werder ‘piece of land surrounded by water, (river) island’, or a habitational name from a place called with this word. Compare Wert .

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

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