Peter Zaugg

2 June 1799–
Trub, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Peter

When Peter Zaugg was born on 2 June 1799, in Trub, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Peter Zaugg, was 38 and his mother, Elsbeth Fankhauser, was 36. He married Barbara Gerber on 6 March 1808, in Trub, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Peter Zaugg
1799–
Barbara Gerber
1808–
Marriage: 6 March 1808
Anna Barbara Zaugg
1828–1902
Anna Elisabetha Zaugg
1833–1908
Christian Zaugg
1835–
Hans Zaugg
1837–
Anna Zaugg
1839–

Spouse and Children

    Male1799–Male

    Barbara Gerber

    Female1808–Female

MARRIAGE
6 March 1808
Trub, Bern, Switzerland
children

(5)

    Anna Barbara Zaugg

    Female1828–1902Female

    Anna Elisabetha Zaugg

    Female1833–1908Female

    Christian Zaugg

    Male1835–Male

    Hans Zaugg

    Male1837–Male

    Anna Zaugg

    Female1839–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Zaugg

    Male1761–1836Male

    Elsbeth Fankhauser

    Female1763–1810Female

siblings

(6)

    Hans Zaugg

    Male1788–1874Male

    Anna Zaugg

    Female1793–1861Female

    Elisabetha Zaugg

    Female1795–Female

    Male1799–Male

    Barbara Zaugg

    Female1803–1870Female

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1800

Age 1

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1803

Age 4

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

Age 49

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.

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 (1)

  • Peter Zaugg in entry for Gottlieb Zaugg, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"

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