Kaspar Ruesch

25 June 1802–8 August 1881 (Age 79)
Oftringen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Kaspar

When Kaspar Ruesch was born on 25 June 1802, in Oftringen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Jakob Ruesch, was 36 and his mother, Elisabeth Hofer, was 41. He married Susanna Meyer on 10 August 1827. He died on 8 August 1881, at the age of 79.

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Kaspar Ruesch
Susanna Meyer
Marriage: 10 August 1827

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  • Marriage
    10 August 1827
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    World Events (4)

    Age 1
    "Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."
    Age 46
    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.
    Age 46
    Made capital 1848

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Aloys, Hartwig, Jurgen, Kurt, Merwin.German and Swiss German (Rüsch): variant of Rusch 1 and a habitational name from a place called Rüsch in Schleswig-Holstein.German (Rüsch): from a short form of any of various personal names formed with the Old High German element hrōd ‘fame, renown’. Compare Rusch 2.

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

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    Sources (1)

    • Caspar Ruesch, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

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