Magdalena Ziehli

15 April 1729–
Wohlen, Wohlen bei Bern, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Magdalena

When Magdalena Ziehli was christened on 15 April 1729, in Wohlen, Wohlen bei Bern, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Hans Ziebli, was 32 and her mother, Anna Krieg, was 29. She married Christian Zimmermann on 24 January 1750. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Christian Zimmermann
Magdalena Ziehli
Marriage: 24 January 1750
Anna Maria Zimmermann
Hans Zimmermann

Spouse and Children

24 January 1750


    Anna Maria Zimmermann



Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (4)


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.

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

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.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Ziel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19607-92205-51

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