When Elisabetha Aeschlimann was born on 5 February 1792, in Rüegsau, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Christian Äschlimann, was 29 and her mother, Elsbeth Kaeser, was 28. She married Jakob Loosli in 1847.
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.
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.
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’.