Elsbeth Zur Schmidi

20 September 1755–15 August 1776 (Age 20)
Matten Gstaad, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Elsbeth Zur

When Elsbeth Zur Schmidi was born on 20 September 1755, in Matten Gstaad, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Peter Schmiedi, was 35 and her mother, Margarethe Balmer, was 21. She married Ulrich Balmer on 26 September 1770, in Wilderswil, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 15 August 1776, in Wilderswil, Bern, Switzerland, at the age of 20.

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Family Time Line

Ulrich Balmer
1745–1825
Elsbeth Zur Schmidi
1755–1776
Marriage: 26 September 1770
Elsbeth Balmer
1771–1771
Elisabeth Balmer
1774–1839
Elisabeth Zur Schmiedi
1774–1839
Ulrich Balmer
1776–1843

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 September 1770
Wilderswil, Bern, Switzerland
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Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German smit, German Schmied ‘blacksmith’. The German surname is found in many other parts of Europe, from Slovenia to Sweden.

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

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