Christian Ruchti

24 March 1813–17 August 1889 (Age 76)
Homberg, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Christian

When Christian Ruchti was born on 24 March 1813, in Homberg, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Christian Ruchti, was 34 and his mother, Anna Muller, was 17. He married Anna Schick on 24 February 1837. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 17 August 1889, in Utah, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Christian Ruchti
1813–1889
Anna Schick
1815–
Marriage: 24 February 1837
Christian Ruchti
1842–1911
Johannes Ruchti
1844–
Anna Ruchti
1846–
Samuel Ruchti
1848–1920
Gottlieb Ruchti
1850–1919
Elisabeth Ruchti
1852–
Friedrich Ruchti
1854–1933
Jakob Ruchti
1856–1931

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 February 1837
children

(8)

    Christian Ruchti

    Male1842–1911Male

    Johannes Ruchti

    Male1844–Male

    Anna Ruchti

    Female1846–Female

    Samuel Ruchti

    Male1848–1920Male

    Male1850–1919Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Christian Ruchti

    Male1778–Male

    Anna Muller

    Female1795–Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1813–1889Male

    Johannes Ruchti

    Male1814–1865Male

    Jakob Ruchti

    Male1818–1855Male

    Samuel Ruchti

    Male1830–Male

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 7

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 23

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: probably a derivative of Ruch .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Christian Ruchti in entry for Gottlieb Ruchti, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Christian Ruchti in entry for Johannes Ruchti, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"
  • Christian Ruchti in entry for Johannes Ruchti, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"

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