Maria Liechti

Brief Life History of Maria

When Maria Liechti was born on 5 July 1808, in Signau, Bern, Switzerland, her mother, Elsbeth Liechti, was 38 and her father, Christen Liechti, was 43. She had at least 1 daughter.

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Maria Liechti
Mathilde Elisabeth Liechti

Sources (13)

  • Maria Lichti, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Maria Lichti in entry for Mathilde Elisabeth Lichti, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Maria in entry for Samuel Kaldimann, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

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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.


Made capital 1848


Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Arno, Dieter, Hans, Liselotte.

Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, Swiss German Liechti. Compare Leichty , Lichti , Lichty , Liechty , and Lighty .

History: This is the original form of the name of a Swiss Mennonite family, among the Mennonites in the US established in the forms Lichti , Lichty, Liechty, and Leichty.

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

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