Magdalena Rohrbach

1 November 1822–20 July 1875 (Age 52)
Rüeggisberg, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Magdalena

When Magdalena Rohrbach was born on 1 November 1822, in Rüeggisberg, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Johan 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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Family Time Line

Bendicht Tschannen
1822–1889
Magdalena Rohrbach
1822–1875
Marriage: 31 January 1845
Friedrich Tschannen
1846–1876
Christian Tschannen
1848–1868
Christian Tschannen
1848–1865
Rosina Tschannen
1851–
Magdalena Tschannen
1855–1915
Friedrich Tschannen
1855–1870
Benedikt Tschannen
1857–1907
Maria Tschannen
1862–1886
Rosa Tschannen
1868–1870

Spouse and Children

    Bendicht Tschannen

    Male1822–1889Male

    Female1822–1875Female

MARRIAGE
31 January 1845
Rüeggisberg, Bern, Switzerland
children

(9)

    Friedrich Tschannen

    Male1846–1876Male

    Christian Tschannen

    Male1848–1868Male

    Christian Tschannen

    Male1848–1865Male

    Rosina Tschannen

    Female1851–Female

    Magdalena Tschannen

    Female1855–1915Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (3)

1848

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.
1848

Age 26

Made capital 1848
1863

Age 41

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Magdalena Rohrbach in entry for Magdalena Tschannen, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"
  • Magdalena Rohrbach in entry for Christian Tschannen, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"
  • Magdalena Rohrbach in entry for Rosina Tschannen, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"

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