Elsbeth Ruesch

1688–6 October 1751 (Age 63)
Sankt Margarethen, Münchwilen, Thurgau, Switzerland

The Life of Elsbeth

When Elsbeth Ruesch was born in 1688, in Sankt Margarethen, Münchwilen, Thurgau, Switzerland, her father, Jacob Ruesch, was 28 and her mother, Magdalena Kaestli, was 24. 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, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Anton Künzler
1689–1769
Elsbeth Ruesch
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 Kuenzler
1729–1763
Elisabeth Kunzler
1732–1776

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 November 1708
Sankt Margrethen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
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Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Rusch .2 German and Swiss German: from a short form of any of the various personal names beginning with the Old High German element hrōd ‘renown’.3 North German (Rüsch): nickname for a quick or unkempt, unrefined person, from Low German rüsch ‘quick’; also ‘shaggy’, ‘bristly’.

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

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