Elsbeth Rüesch

Brief Life History of Elsbeth

When Elsbeth Rüesch was born on 1 January 1688, in Sankt Margrethen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, her father, Jacob Rüesch, was 27 and her mother, Magdalena Kästli, was 23. She married Anton Künzler on 7 November 1708, in Sankt Margrethen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 6 October 1751, in her hometown, at the age of 63, and was buried in Sankt Margrethen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland.

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Family Time Line

Anton Künzler
1689–1769
Elsbeth Rüesch
1688–1751
Marriage: 7 November 1708
Magdalena Kuenzler
1712–1757
Hans Caspar Künzler
1714–1771
Ursula Künzler
1716–1771
Lisabeth Kuenzler
1719–1720
Anton Kuenzler
1721–1724
Bartholome Kuenzler
1724–1805
Anthon Kunzler
1727–1812
Johannes Künzler
1729–1763
Elisabeth Kunzler
1732–1776

Sources (4)

  • Elsbeth Rüeschin, „Schweiz, Katholische und Reformiert Kirchenbücher, 1418-1996“
  • Elsbeth Rüesch, „Schweiz, Katholische und Reformiert Kirchenbücher, 1418-1996“
  • Lisabeth, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Aloys, Hartwig, Jurgen, Kurt, Merwin.

German and Swiss German (Rüsch): variant of Rusch 1 and a habitational name from a place called Rüsch in Schleswig-Holstein.

German (Rüsch): from a short form of any of various personal names formed with the Old High German element hrōd ‘fame, renown’. Compare Rusch 2.

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

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