Christian Aeschlimann

18 February 1762–3 May 1830
Rüegsau, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Christian

When Christian Aeschlimann was christened on 18 February 1762, in Rüegsau, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Christian Aeschlimann, was 45 and his mother, Verena Stalder, was 38. He married Elsbeth Kaeser on 27 October 1790, in Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 3 May 1830, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Christian Aeschlimann
1762–1830
Elsbeth Kaeser
1764–
Marriage: 27 October 1790
Elisabetha Aeschlimann
1792–
Ulrich Aeschlimann
1793–
Anna Maria Aeschlimann
1797–1866
Christian Aeschlimann
1799–1853
Andreas Aeschlimann
1803–
Barbara Aeschlimann
1806–
Anna Aeschlimann
1809–1878

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 October 1790
Bern, Switzerland
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World Events (2)

1798

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

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German (also Äschlimann): topographic name for someone who lived near a (small) ash tree or ash wood, from Esche ‘ash’ + the diminutive suffix -li + Mann ‘man’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Christen Aeschlimann in entry for Christina Brand, "Switzerland Burials, 1613-1875"

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