Elsbeth Jungi

about 1720–
Diesbach, Glarus, Switzerland

The Life of Elsbeth

Elsbeth Jungi was born about 1720, in Diesbach, Glarus, Switzerland. She married Johannes Gurtner about 1740, in Rüeggisberg, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Johannes Gurtner
Elsbeth Jungi
Marriage: about 1740
Johann Benedikt

Spouse and Children

about 1740
Rüeggisberg, Bern, Switzerland


World Events (2)


Age 78

Revolution in Switzerland. Farmers in occupied territories become free citizens. Centralistic parliamentary republic according to French model. Occupation by French troops and some battles of Napoleon vs. Austria and Russia in Switzerland.

Age 80

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Jung .2 Scandinavian: from an Old Danish personal name Odhinkar, composed of the elements Óðinn (the god) + kárr ‘strong’.

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

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