Anna Maria Ruch

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

The Life Summary 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, in Bern, Switzerland. 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

  • Marriage
    8 March 1861Bern, Switzerland
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Ruchti
    Rugh
    Ruh

    Sources (10)

    • Anna Maria Rauch, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Anna Maria Schuetz, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"
    • Anna Maria Ruch in entry for Gottfried Schenk, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"

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