Fidelis Merikofer

Male9 December 1806–23 June 1846

Brief Life History of Fidelis

When Fidelis Merikofer was born on 9 December 1806, in Randegg, Gottmadingen, Landkreis Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, his father, Michael Merikofer, was 23 and his mother, Theresia Bruetsch, was 22. He married Sophie Schildknecht on 17 December 1829, in Randegg, Gottmadingen, Landkreis Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 23 June 1846, at the age of 39, and was buried in Randegg, Gottmadingen, Landkreis Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Fidelis Merikofer
1806–1846
Sophie Schildknecht
1811–1862
Marriage: 17 December 1829
Franziska Merikofer
1829–
Rosalia Merikofer
1831–
Julius Merikofer
1833–
Johanna Merikofer
1834–1834
Jacob Merikofer
1835–1897
Joseph Merikofer
1837–1839
Johan Merikofer
1839–1854
Florian Merikofer
1841–1886
Veizenz Merikofer
1842–
Maria Merikjrfer
1844–1845
Inoynus Merikofer
1845–1845

Sources (21)

  • Fidel Merihofer in entry for Rosalia Merihofer, "Germany, Baden, Archdiocese of Freiburg im Breisgau, Catholic Church Records, 1678-1930"
  • Fidel Meribof in entry for Johanna Meribof, "Germany, Baden, Archdiocese of Freiburg im Breisgau, Catholic Church Records, 1678-1930"
  • Fidel Merikjrfer in entry for Maria Merikjrfer, "Germany, Baden, Archdiocese of Freiburg im Breisgau, Catholic Church Records, 1678-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1829Randegg, Gottmadingen, Landkreis Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (2)

    1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

    Age 7

    On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.

    1814

    Age 8

    The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

    Name Meaning

    Original Latin form of Fidel , occasionally used as a given name in the English-speaking world.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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