Elisabeth Wahli

Female13 March 1763–25 February 1829

Brief Life History of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Wahli was born on 13 March 1763, in Bolligen, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Bendicht Wahli, was 38 and her mother, Barbara Kneubuehler, was 38. She married Bendicht Soltermann on 1 August 1783, in Bern, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 25 February 1829, in Dentenberg, Vechigen, Bern, Switzerland, at the age of 65, and was buried in Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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Bendicht Soltermann
Elisabeth Wahli
Marriage: 1 August 1783
Christian Soltermann
Barbara Soltermann
Elisabeth Soltermann
Anna Soltermann
Maria Soltermann
Bendicht Soltermann
Johannes Soltermann
Christian Soltermann

Sources (11)

  • Elisabeth Wahli in entry for Christian Soltermann, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Elsbeth Wahl in entry for Christen Soltermann, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Elsbeth Wahl in entry for Barbara Soltermann, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 August 1783Bern, Bern, Switzerland
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (2)


    Age 35

    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 37

    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

    Name Meaning

    Swiss German: from a pet form of the personal name Salomon , or a topographic name for someone who lived by willow bushes, Old High German salaha. Compare Salley .

    Muslim (mainly Maghreb and Syria): surname denoting descent from or association with someone called Sahl, from Arabic sahl ‘smooth, easy’.

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

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