Anna Maria Ruch

23 July 1840–2 March 1888 (Age 47)
Sumiswald, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Anna Maria

When Anna Maria Ruch was born on 23 July 1840, in Sumiswald, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Hans Jacob Rauch, was 41 and her mother, Anna Schuetz, was 38. She married Ulrich Schenk on 8 March 1861. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 2 March 1888, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Ulrich Schenk
1826–1874
Anna Maria Ruch
1840–1888
Marriage: 8 March 1861
Friedrich Schenk
1861–1894
Johannes Schenk
1862–1876
Gottfried Schenk
1864–1866
Gottlieb Schenk
1866–1866
Rudolf Schenk
1869–1871
Rudolf Schenk
1871–1890
Anna Maria Schenk
1873–1897

Spouse and Children

    Ulrich Schenk

    Male1826–1874Male

    Female1840–1888Female

MARRIAGE
8 March 1861
children

(7)

    Friedrich Schenk

    Male1861–1894Male

    Johannes Schenk

    Male1862–1876Male

    Gottfried Schenk

    Male1864–1866Male

    Gottlieb Schenk

    Male1866–1866Male

    Rudolf Schenk

    Male1869–1871Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Hans Jacob Rauch

    Male1799–1870Male

    Female1801–1882Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1848

Age 8

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 8

Made capital 1848
1863

Age 23

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

1 Swiss and South German: nickname for a greedy person, from Middle High German ruoch ‘eager’, ‘intent’.2 German: nickname for an unkempt or rough person, from Middle Low German rū(ch), Middle High German rūch ‘shaggy’, ‘rough’, ‘crude’, ‘hard’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Maria Ruch in entry for Gottfried Schenk, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"
  • Anna Maria Ruch in entry for Anna Maria Schenk, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"
  • Anna Maria Ruch in entry for Rudolf Schenk, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"

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