Maria Magdalena Scheuss

Female1 October 1729–31 July 1806

Brief Life History of Maria Magdalena

When Maria Magdalena Scheuss was born on 1 October 1729, in Herisau, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland, her father, Josua Scheuss, was 40 and her mother, Barbara Hohener, was 42. She married Hans Ulrich Preisig on 11 June 1750, in Schwellbrunn, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 31 July 1806, at the age of 76, and was buried in Switzerland.

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Family Time Line

Hans Ulrich Preisig
Maria Magdalena Scheuss
Marriage: 11 June 1750
Johannes Preisig
Lorenz Preisig
Anna Preisig
Anna Elisabeth Preisig
Barbara Preisig
Hans Ulrich Preisig
Maria Magdalena Preisig
Anna Katharina Preisig
Hans Jakob Preisig

Sources (11)

  • Mar Magd Scheüssin in entry for Anna Elisabeth Preisig, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Maria Magd Scheüss in entry for Anna Cathrina Preisig, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Mar Magd Scheüssin in entry for Lorenz Preisig, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1750Schwellbrunn, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (2)


    Age 69

    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.


    Age 71

    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Dietmar, Guenther, Heinz, Manfred.

    German: variant of Schaus .

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

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