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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Christian Aeschlimann
Elsbeth Kaeser
Marriage: 27 October 1790
Elisabetha Aeschlimann
Ulrich Aeschlimann
Anna Maria Aeschlimann
Christian Aeschlimann
Andreas Aeschlimann
Barbara Aeschlimann
Anna Aeschlimann

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27 October 1790
Bern, Switzerland


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World Events (2)


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.

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.

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

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