Elsbeth Haag

20 March 1698–
Chirchberg, Thundorf, Thurgau, Switzerland

The Life of Elsbeth

When Elsbeth Haag was born on 20 March 1698, in Chirchberg, Thundorf, Thurgau, Switzerland, her father, Hanss Caspar Haag, was 22 and her mother, Margreth Lüthi, was 30. She died in Switzerland.

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Hanss Caspar Haag
Margreth Lüthi
Hans Jacob Haag
Elsbeth Haag
Amellia Haag

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World Events (3)


Age 100

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.

Age 102

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Age 105

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

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: topographic name from Middle High German hac ‘enclosure’, ‘hedge’, Middle Dutch haghe, or a habitational name from any of the many places named with this word.2 Shortened form of Dutch Van den Haag, a habitational name from The Hague.3 South German and Swiss German: from the Germanic personal name Hago, a short form of any of the various compound names beginning with hagan ‘enclosure’, ‘protected place’, ‘scrub’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Elsbeth Haag - Church record: birth-name: Elsbeth Haag

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