Elsbeth Winkler

5 September 1806–13 September 1878
Blumenstein, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Elsbeth

When Elsbeth Winkler was christened on 5 September 1806, in Blumenstein, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Jacob Winkler, was 39 and her mother, Elsbeth Kilcher, was 39. She died on 13 September 1878, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Winkler
1767–1812
Elsbeth Kilcher
1767–1847
Elsbeth Winkler
1791–1804
Barbara Winkler
1792–1839
Maria Winkler
1795–1878
Anna Winkler
1796–1851
Hans Winkler
1798–1830
Magdalena Winkler
1800–1833
Jakob Winkler
1802–
Catharina Winkler
1803–1859
Elsbeth Winkler
1806–1878
Susanna Winkler
1809–1858

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World Events (3)

1848

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.
1848

Made capital 1848
1863

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived on a corner or occupational name for someone who kept a corner shop or farmed a corner of land, from an agent derivative of Winkel 1. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe, being found for example as a Czech, Polish, Slovenian, and Hungarian name.

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

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