Magdalena Rohrbach

Female1 November 1822–20 July 1875

Brief Life History of Magdalena

When Magdalena Rohrbach was born on 1 November 1822, in Rüeggisberg, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Johannes Rohrbach, was 36 and her mother, Elisabeth Schlechten, was 37. She married Bendicht Tschannen on 31 January 1845, in Rüeggisberg, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 20 July 1875, at the age of 52.

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Bendicht Tschannen
Magdalena Rohrbach
Marriage: 31 January 1845
Friedrich Tschannen
Christian Tschannen
Christian Tschannen
Rosina Tschannen
Magdalena Tschannen
Friedrich Tschannen
Benedikt Tschannen
Maria Tschannen
Rosa Tschannen

Sources (12)

  • Magdalena Rohwbach in entry for Rosina Blchaner, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Magdalena Rohrbach in entry for Friedrich Tschanen, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Magdalena Rohrbach in entry for Christian Tschaansener, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 January 1845Rüeggisberg, Bern, Switzerland
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (3)


    Age 26

    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.


    Age 26

    Made capital 1848


    Age 41

    Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Milbert, Erhart, Gerhard, Helmuth, Otto, Urs.

    German and Swiss German: habitational name from any of numerous places called Rohrbach (‘reed brook’ or ‘channel brook’) in many parts of Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. Compare Rohrback , Rohrbaugh , Rohrbough , Roraback , and Rorabaugh .

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

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