Anna Frischknecht was born on 18 June 1794, in Urnäsch, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland as the daughter of Ulrich Frischknecht and Barbel Alderin. She married Konrad Walser on 3 December 1811. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 6 March 1854, at the age of 59, and was buried in Mogelsberg, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland.
variant of Anne , in common use as a given name in most European languages. Among people with a classical education, it has from time to time been associated with Virgil's Aeneid, where it is borne by the sister of Dido , Queen of Carthage. This Phoenician name may ultimately be of Semitic origin, and thus related to the biblical Anne. However, the connection, if it exists, is indirect rather than direct.
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