Elsbeth Rickli

28 December 1704–11 December 1765
Rohrbach bei Huttwil, Rohrbach, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Elsbeth

When Elsbeth Rickli was christened on 28 December 1704, in Rohrbach bei Huttwil, Rohrbach, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Jacob Rickli, was 25 and her mother, Elsbeth Moser, was 20. She married Melcher Morgenthaler on 20 January 1728. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 11 December 1765, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Melcher Morgenthaler
1698–1767
Elsbeth Rickli
1704–1765
Marriage: 20 January 1728
Johannes Morgenthaler
1728–
Anna Morgenthaler
1732–
Hans Heinrich Morgenthaler
1735–1746
Maria Morgenthaler
1738–
Hans Uli Morgenthaler
1741–1792
Heinrich Morgenthaler
1745–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 January 1728
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Rickli

    Male1679–Male

    Elsbeth Moser

    Female1684–Female

siblings

(4)

    Female1704–1765Female

    Susanna Rickli

    Female1706–Female

    Ulrich Rickli

    Male1709–1762Male

    Maria Rickli

    Female1712–Female

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Rickel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Schweiz, Kirchenbücher, 1277-1992; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-PF9X-NC?cc=1640373&wc=M592-VZD%3A125783201%2C131212101%2C125782803%2C131213101

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