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
Elsbeth Rüesch
Marriage: 7 November 1708
Magdalena Kuenzler
Hans Caspar Künzler
Ursula Künzler
Lisabeth Kuenzler
Anton Kuenzler
Bartholome Kuenzler
Anthon Kunzler
Johannes Künzler
Elisabeth Kunzler

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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