Johann Caspar Abegg

1765–1815 (Age 50)
Wiedikon, Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of Johann Caspar

When Johann Caspar Abegg was born on 9 June 1765, in Wiedikon, Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Hans Kaspar Abegg, was 34 and his mother, Verena Morf, was 48. He married Maria Dorothea Labhart on 14 July 1798, in Wiedikon, Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 23 November 1815, in his hometown, at the age of 50, and was buried in Wiedikon, Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Johann Caspar Abegg
Maria Dorothea Labhart
Marriage: 14 July 1798
Anna Maria Abegg
Johann Kaspar Abegg
Hans Jakob Abegg
Anna Dorothea Abegg

Spouse & Children

14 July 1798
Wiedikon, Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland


Parents & Siblings



World Events (2)


Age 33

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 35

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived near the corner of a mountain, from German ab- ‘off’ + Egg, dialect form of Eck(e) ‘promontory’, ‘corner’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Johann Caspar Abegg, "Switzerland Marriages, 1532-1910  "
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hans Kaspar ABEGG - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Hans Kaspar Abegg
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hans Kaspar ABEGG -

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.