Elsbeth Muhlemann

7 March 1762–
Gsteig bei Interlaken, Gsteigwiler, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Elsbeth

When Elsbeth Muhlemann was christened on 7 March 1762, in Gsteig bei Interlaken, Gsteigwiler, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Peter Muhlemann, was 39 and her mother, Barbara Seiler, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Peter Muhlemann
1723–1766
Barbara Seiler
1736–1778
Anna Muehlimann
1758–1819
Margaretha Muhlemann
1759–1837
Elsbeth Muhlemann
1762–
Peter Muehlemann
1764–1838

Parents and Siblings

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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.
1848

Made capital 1848

Name Meaning

Swiss German (Mühlemann): occupational name for a miller or worker at a mill, from Middle High German mül(e) ‘mill’ + man ‘man’.

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

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  • 1762 Birth Elsbeth Muehlimann (Peter & Barbara Seiler)

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