Margaretha Michel

Brief Life History of Margaretha

Margaretha Michel was born in 1783, in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland. She married Joseph Steudler on 23 April 1807, in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 4 December 1848, in Switzerland, at the age of 65, and was buried in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland.

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Joseph Steudler
Margaretha Michel
Marriage: 23 April 1807
Magdalen Steudler
Andreas Steudler
Elisabeth Steudler
Melchior Steudler
Ulrich Steudler
Margaretha Steudler
Joseph Steudler

Sources (13)

  • Margaritha Steudler Michel, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Marg Michel in entry for Ulrich Steudler, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Margreth Michel in entry for Joseph Steudler, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

World Events (5)


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.


Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.


"Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Pierre, Andre, Jacques, Micheline, Patrice, Dominique, Emile, Gisele, Laurent, Lucien, Philippe, Raymonde.

French, Walloon, German, Dutch, West Indian (mainly Haiti), Seychellois, and Mauritian: from the personal name Michel (see Michael ).

Basque: Castilianized form of Mitxel, from the personal name Mitxel, an equivalent of Michael .

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

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