Elisabeth Kropf

19 August 1781–17 January 1842 (Age 60)
Teuffenthal, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Kropf was born on 19 August 1781, in Teuffenthal, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Christian Kropf, was 35 and her mother, Barbara Hofstetter, was 34. She married Johannes Indermuehle on 24 May 1801, in Amsoldingen, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 17 January 1842, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Indermuehle
1779–
Elisabeth Kropf
1781–1842
Marriage: 24 May 1801
Maria Indermuhle
1803–
Elisabeth Indermuhle
1804–
Johannes Indermuhle
1811–1869
Maria Indermuhle
1813–1813
Magdalena Elisabeth Indermuhle
1814–
Indermuhle
1815–1815

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 May 1801
Amsoldingen, Bern, Switzerland
children

(6)

    Maria Indermuhle

    Female1803–Female

    Elisabeth Indermuhle

    Female1804–Female

    Johannes Indermuhle

    Male1811–1869Male

    Maria Indermuhle

    Female1813–1813Female

    Magdalena Elisabeth Indermuhle

    Female1814–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Christian Kropf

    Male1768–Male

    Barbara Kropf

    Female1770–Female

    Magdalena Kropf

    Female1772–Female

    Johannas Kroph

    Male1774–1849Male

    Samuel Kropf

    Male1777–1786Male

+7 More Children

World Events (2)

1798

Age 17

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.
1800

Age 19

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German:1. from Middle High German kropf ‘goiter’, hence a nickname for a person with a conspicuous crop due to goiter. 2. nickname for a person of short stature ( see Kropp ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-PG96-ZJ?cc=1640373&wc=M59P-6TR%3A125783201%2C131986101%2C125782803%2C132031001

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