Johan Mathius Ochsner


Brief Life History of Johan Mathius

When Johan Mathius Ochsner was born in 1791, in Einsiedeln, Schwyz, Switzerland, his father, Joseph Mathias Ochsner, was 26 and his mother, Maria Verena Curiger, was 23. He married Ana Maria Kurse about 1818, in Einsiedeln, Schwyz, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1862, at the age of 71.

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Johan Mathius Ochsner
Ana Maria Kurse
Marriage: about 1818
Meinrad Augustin Ochsner
M. A. Aloysia Ochsner
Joseph Benedict Ochsner
Meinrad Franz Ochsner
M. A. Meinrada Ochsner
Agatha Ochsner
Aloisia Josepha Ochsner
Jacob Andreas Ochsner

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  • Marriage
    about 1818Einsiedeln, Schwyz, Switzerland
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (3)


    Age 7

    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.


    Age 9

    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.


    Age 57

    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.

    Name Meaning

    German (also Öchsner): occupational name for someone who looked after or worked with oxen, from an agent derivative of Middle High German ohse ‘ox’. Compare Oechsner .

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

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