Dorothea Staeheli

1673–1731 (Age 58)
Almensberg, Amriswil, Thurgau, Switzerland

The Life of Dorothea

When Dorothea Staeheli was born on 17 April 1673, in Almensberg, Amriswil, Thurgau, Switzerland, her father, Joerg Staheli, was 21 and her mother, Maria Haeberli, was 21. She married Hans Joerg Opprecht on 25 October 1691. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 6 April 1731, at the age of 57.

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Dorothea Staeheli
Hans Joerg Opprecht
Marriage: 25 October 1691
Jacob Oprecht
Johannes Oprecht
Ullerich Oprecht
Margaretha Oprecht

Spouse & Children

25 October 1691


Parents & Siblings



+7 More Children

Name Meaning

1 Swiss German: occupational name for an armorer, from a diminutive of Stahl .2 nickname for someone with a firm personality.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Dorothe Stehelin, "Schweiz, Heiraten, 1532-1910 "
  • Dorothea Steheli, "Schweiz, Taufen, 1491-1940"
  • Dorothe Stehelin im Eintrag für Johannes Oprecht, "Schweiz, Taufen, 1491-1940"

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