Elsbeth Michel

2 April 1704–
Interlaken, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Elsbeth

When Elsbeth Michel was christened on 2 April 1704, in Interlaken, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Mathaeus Michel, was 27 and her mother, Salome Hofstetter, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Mathaeus Michel
1676–1730
Salome Hofstetter
1674–1753
Peter Michel
1698–
Barbara Michel
1700–
Matheus Michel
1702–1755
Elsbeth Michel
1704–
Elsbeth Michel
1704–1743
Christian Michel
1706–
Anna Michel
1708–
Anna Michel
1709–1769
Magdalena Michel
1712–1793
Caspar Michel
1715–1717
Caspar Michel
1717–

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World Events (3)

1798

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.
1800

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1803

"Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."

Name Meaning

1 French, German, and Dutch: from the personal name Michel ( see Michael ).2 Basque: variant from the personal name Mitxel, equivalent of Michael .3 Polish: from a variant of the personal name Michał ( see Michael ).

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

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