Elsbetha Frener

14 June 1767–25 October 1852 (Age 85)
Urnäsch, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland

The Life of Elsbetha

When Elsbetha Frener was born on 14 June 1767, in Urnäsch, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland, her father, Ulrich Frehner, was 39 and her mother, Anna Ammann, was 33. She married Hans Konrad Alder on 4 November 1791, in Urnäsch, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 25 October 1852, in her hometown, at the age of 85, and was buried in Urnäsch, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland.

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Family Time Line

Hans Konrad Alder
1767–1796
Elsbetha Frener
1767–1852
Marriage: 4 November 1791
Hans Conrad Alder
1792–1792
Hans Jakob Alder
1794–1794
Sara Johanna Alder
1794–
Anna Katharina Alder
1794–
Anna Alder
1795–1795

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 November 1791
Urnäsch, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Ulrich Frehner

    Male1727–1787Male

    Female1734–Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (3)

1798

Age 31

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.
1800

Age 33

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1848

Age 81

New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.

Name Meaning

South German and Swiss: metronymic from the female personal name Frene or an occupational name meaning ‘bondsman of a woman called Frene’. The name is testified in old documents as the name of St. Verena of Zurzach in Aargau, Switzerland.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elsbeth Frehner 1852 Death Record
  • Elsbetha Frener 1767 Baptism Record
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elisabeth Frener - Church record: birth-name: Elsbeth Frener

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