Heinrich Ruefenacht

May 1576–
Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Heinrich

When Heinrich Ruefenacht was born in May 1576, in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Wilhelm Ruefenacht, was 29 and his mother, Elsbeth Gfeller, was 25. He married Christina Kraehenbuehl on 20 June 1596, in Grosshöchstetten, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Heinrich Ruefenacht
1576–
Christina Kraehenbuehl
1576–
Marriage: 20 June 1596
Wilhelm Ruefenacht
1597–
Hans Ruefenacht
1598–
Ulrich Ruefenacht
1600–
Katharina Ruefenacht
1601–
Barbli Ruefenacht
1602–
Christina Ruefenacht
1603–
Elsbeth Reufenacht
1605–
Christian Ruefenacht
1607–
Anna Rueffinacht
1609–
Peter Ruefenacht
1611–
Christian Ruefenacht
1613–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 June 1596
Grosshöchstetten, Bern, Switzerland
children

(11)

    Wilhelm Ruefenacht

    Male1597–Male

    Hans Ruefenacht

    Male1598–Male

    Ulrich Ruefenacht

    Male1600–Male

    Katharina Ruefenacht

    Female1601–Female

    Barbli Ruefenacht

    Female1602–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

    Ulrich Ruefenacht

    Male1572–Male

    Peter Ruefenacht

    Male1574–Male

    Male1576–Male

    Barbara Ruefenacht

    Female1578–Female

    Hans Ruefenacht

    Male1581–1620Male

+10 More Children

World Events (1)

1648

Age 72

All European peace treaty formally accepts Switzerland as an independent nation.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Rüfenacht in the Swiss canton of Bern or from Rüfenach in Aargau.

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

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