Anna Braker

1761–1817 (Age 56)
Wattwil, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland

The Life of Anna

When Anna Braker was born on 17 May 1761, in Wattwil, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, her father, Johann Valentin Braeker, was 34 and her mother, Anna Kaufmann, was 34. She married Johann Georg Anderegg on 20 July 1779, in Wattwil, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 5 August 1817, in her hometown, at the age of 56.

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Anna Braker
Johann Georg Anderegg
Marriage: 20 July 1779
Hans Heinrich Anderegg
Anna Catharina Anderegg
Anna Margreth Anderegg
Anna Anderegg
Verena Anderegg

Spouse & Children

20 July 1779
Wattwil, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland


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World Events (2)


Age 37

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.

Age 39

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

1 Swiss German (Bräker): probably a habitational name for someone from Bräg in the district of Toggenburg. Compare Brager .2 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname or occupational name from Yiddish braker ‘chooser (of inferior goods)’.

Possible Related Names

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

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