Esther Alder

4 December 1735–
Küsnacht, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of Esther

When Esther Alder was christened on 4 December 1735, in Küsnacht, Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Ludwig Alder, was 28 and her mother, Anna Catharina Hohl, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Ludwig Alder
1707–
Anna Catharina Hohl
1709–
Hs. Ullrich Alder
1731–
Dorothea Alder
1732–
Hs. Jacob Alder
1733–
Esther Alder
1735–
Judith Alder
1737–
Anna Sabina Alder
1739–
Hs. Ludwig Alder
1742–
Hs. Conradt Alder
1743–

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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 English: topographic name for someone living by an alder tree (Middle English al(d)re), or by a group of alders (the surname is often found in the plural form in Middle English).2 English: from a Middle English personal name, representing a falling together of two Old English names, Ealdhere ‘ancient army’ and Æðelhere ‘noble army’.3 German: variant of Alter .

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

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