Andreas Steffen

about 1785–
Switzerland

The Life Summary of Andreas

Andreas Steffen was born about 1785, in Switzerland as the son of Ulrich Steffen. He had at least 6 sons and 2 daughters with Anna Barbara Frauchiger.

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Family Time Line

Andreas Steffen
1785–
Anna Barbara Frauchiger
1787–1860
Andreas Steffen
1820–
Hans Ulrich Steffen
1822–
Anna Maria Steffen
1823–
Samuel Steffen
1825–
Ulrich Steffen
1826–
Johannes Steffen
1828–1828
Verena Steffen
1829–1830
Johannes Steffen
1831–

Spouse and Children

Children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(1)

World Events (4)

1798
Age 13
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.
1800
Age 15
Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1848
Age 63
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

North German and Dutch: from the personal name Steffen, from Latin Stephanus (see Steven ).

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

Possible Related Names

Steffan
Steffensen
Steffenhagen
Steffens
Stofan
Steven

Sources (9)

  • Andreas Steffen in entry for Johann Ulrich Steffen, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Andreas Steffen in entry for Johannes Steffen, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Andreas Steffen in entry for Maria Steffen, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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