Elisabeth Reber

Grafenbühl, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Reber was born on 17 September 1813, her father, Christian Reber, was 31 and her mother, Elisabeth Baumann, was 24. She married Niklaus Bürki on 29 January 1836, in Münsingen, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Elisabeth Reber
Niklaus Bürki
Marriage: 29 January 1836
Elisabeth Bürki

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29 January 1836
Münsingen, Bern, Switzerland


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World Events (4)


Age 35

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 35

Made capital 1848

Age 101

Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.

Name Meaning

1 German and Swiss German: occupational name for a vine-dresser or vintner, from Middle High German rebe ‘vine’ + -er agent suffix.2 German and Swiss German: from a Germanic personal name, Radobert, formed with rād, rāt ‘counsel’, ‘advice’ + berht ‘bright’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elisabeth Räber, "Switzerland Marriages, 1532-1910  "
  • Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-PXSG-DS?cc=1640373&wc=M59K-166%3A125783201%2C130943901%2C125782803%2C130977901
  • Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-L5W1-S?cc=1640373&wc=M59X-3TB%3A125783201%2C130943901%2C125782803%2C130946101

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