Bendicht Koehli

Brief Life History of Bendicht

When Bendicht Koehli was born in 1693, in Kallnach, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Peter Hans Köhli, was 32 and his mother, Elsbeth Marti, was 13. He married Anna Mori on 20 March 1730, in Kallnach, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Bendicht Koehli
Anna Mori
Marriage: 20 March 1730
Peter Hans Koehli
Bendicht Koehli
Anna Koehli
Barbara Köhli

Sources (11)

  • Bentz, „Schweiz, Katholische und Reformiert Kirchenbücher, 1418-1996“
  • Bentz, „Schweiz, Katholische und Reformiert Kirchenbücher, 1418-1996“
  • Bendicht Köhli in entry for Barbara Köhli, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

World Events (2)


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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Indian Vijay, Anil, Ravi, Poonam, Sanjay, Anand, Ashok, Ashu, Chhaya, Deepak, Harsh, Manish.

Swiss German (also Köhli): from a pet form of an old personal name formed with the element Colo- (cognate with Old Norse kollir ‘helmet’).

Indian (Punjab): from the name of a clan in the Khatri community, of unexplained etymology.

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

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