Agatha Buechi

14 February 1828–after 1870 (Age 41)
Rikon im Tösstal, Zell, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Agatha

When Agatha Buechi was born on 14 February 1828, in Rikon im Tösstal, Zell, Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Johannes Buechi, was 34 and her mother, Lisabeth Frey, was 25. She married Johann Jakob Kocherhans on 1 December 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She died after 1870, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Johann Jakob Kocherhans
Agatha Buechi
Marriage: 1 December 1868

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (6)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 2
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    Age 18
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    South German and Swiss German (Büche):variant of Buche 1.from a pet form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with an element akin to Old High German burg ‘castle, protection’, e.g. Burkhart .

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Agatha Kocherans in household of Jacob Kocherans, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Agatha Buchi - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Agatha Buchi
    • Agatha Büchi, "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891"

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