Barbara Zaugg

20 September 1801–
Röthenbach im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Barbara

When Barbara Zaugg was christened on 20 September 1801, in Röthenbach im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Peter Zaugg, was 23 and her mother, Anna Barbara Moser, was 21. She married Niklaus Engel on 28 January 1820. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Niklaus Engel
1797–1872
Barbara Zaugg
1801–
Marriage: 28 January 1820
Elisabeth Engel
1820–
Anna Barbara Engel
1822–
Anna Engel
1824–
Margaretha Engel
1826–1892
Magdalena Engel
1828–
Christian Engel
1831–1876
Johannes Engel
1835–1876

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 January 1820
children

(7)

    Elisabeth Engel

    Female1820–Female

    Anna Barbara Engel

    Female1822–Female

    Female1824–Female

    Margaretha Engel

    Female1826–1892Female

    Magdalena Engel

    Female1828–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (6)

1803

"Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."
1848

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.
1848

Made capital 1848

Name Meaning

Swiss German: from an Old High German personal name Zougo, perhaps related in meaning to ziehen ‘to pull’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Barbara Zaugg in entry for Anna Engel, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"
  • Barbara Zaugg in entry for Niclaus Engel, "Switzerland Burials, 1613-1875"

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