Christina Gilgen

23 March 1760–21 July 1838 (Age 78)
Rüeggisberg, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Christina

Christina Gilgen was born on 23 March 1760, in Rüeggisberg, Bern, Switzerland as the daughter of Emanuel Gilgen and Stini Koenig. She married Emanuel Buehlmann on 25 November 1784. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 21 July 1838, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Emanuel Buehlmann
1762–1812
Christina Gilgen
1760–1838
Marriage: 25 November 1784
Christian Buehlmann
1786–1846
Anna Buehlmann
1788–1848
Emanuel Buehlmann
1795–
Johannes Buehlmann
1797–
Rudolf Buehlmann
1799–
Elisabeth Buehlmann
1801–1863
Christine Buhlmann
1803–1804
Hieronymus Buehlmann
1805–1806
Maria Buehlmann
1806–1867

Spouse and Children

    Emanuel Buehlmann

    Male1762–1812Male

    Female1760–1838Female

MARRIAGE
25 November 1784
of Belpherg, Bern, Switzerland
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Emanuel Gilgen

    MaleMale

    Stini Koenig

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(3)

World Events (3)

1798

Age 38

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 40

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1803

Age 43

"Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: from the inflected form of a house name ‘at the lily’, based on Middle High German lilge, gilge ‘lily’, or a habitational name for someone from a place called, St Ägidi (earlier, Aegilius) near Passau, for instance.

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

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