Elisabeth Wenger

Brief Life History of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Wenger was christened on 10 June 1798, in Röthenbach im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Christian Wenger, was 33 and her mother, Anna Haldimann, was 30. She married Johannes Schütz in 1815. She died on 19 December 1877, at the age of 79.

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Johannes Schütz
Elisabeth Wenger
Marriage: 1815

Sources (3)

  • Elisabeht Wenger, „Schweiz, Katholische und Reformiert Kirchenbücher, 1418-1996“
  • Elisabeth Wenger, „Schweiz, Katholische und Reformiert Kirchenbücher, 1418-1996“
  • Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19582-65031-6

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Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.


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


New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.

Name Meaning


habitational name for someone from any of various places in Bavaria, Austria, and Switzerland named Weng, Wengen or Wangen.

topographic name from South German Wang or Weng denoting a grass-covered slope.

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

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