Hans Risser

Oberried, Fribourg, Switzerland

The Life of Hans

When Hans Risser was born in May 1678, in Oberried, Fribourg, Switzerland, his father, Hans Risser, was 33 and his mother, Madlena Nuefer, was 28. He married Madlena Zaenger on 12 February 1712, in Brienz, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Hans Risser
Madlena Zaenger
Marriage: 12 February 1712
Johannes Risser
Melchior Risser

Spouse and Children

12 February 1712
Brienz, Bern, Switzerland


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World Events (1)


Age 120

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.

Name Meaning

1 South German: variant of Riss 1,2.2 Americanized form of Swiss German Rüsser ( see Reusser ).

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

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