When Dorothea Rüesch was born on 6 November 1797, in Sankt Margrethen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, her father, Johannes Ruesch, was 37 and her mother, Anna Catharina Ruesch, was 30. She married Paulus Oeler on 26 July 1825, in Balgach, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 9 April 1865, in Balgach, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, at the age of 67, and was buried in Balgach, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland.
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.