Elisa

Brief Life History of Elisa

When Elisa was born on 16 May 1851, in Herisau, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland, her father, Johann Jacob Merz, was 31 and her mother, Anna Magdalena Bondt, was 30. She died on 22 November 1861, at the age of 10.

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Family Time Line

Johann Jacob Merz
1819–1896
Anna Magdalena Bondt
1821–1872
Johann Jacob Merz
1842–1842
Barbara Merz
1844–1906
Bertha Merz
1845–1846
Elisa Merz
1851–1851
Elisa
1851–1861
Johann Ulrich Merz
1852–1852
Johann Conrad
1853–1853
Jacob Merz
1854–1854

Sources (1)

  • Elise Merz, „Schweiz, Katholische und Reformiert Kirchenbücher, 1418-1996“

Name Meaning

short form of Elisabeth . The name was introduced into the English-speaking world (where it is often written without the accent) in the late 19th century and has become fairly popularity in recent years.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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