Arnold Eschler Sr.

12 September 1856–16 June 1933 (Age 76)
Oberwil im Simmental, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Arnold

When Arnold Eschler Sr. was born on 12 September 1856, in Oberwil im Simmental, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Jakob Eschler, was 35 and his mother, Katherina Knutti, was 32. He married Dr. Mary Buergin on 4 May 1905, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States for about 50 years. He died on 16 June 1933, at the age of 76, and was buried in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Arnold Eschler Sr.
Dr. Mary Buergin
Marriage: 4 May 1905
Arnold Eschler Jr.
Emmeline Eschler
William Fielding Eschler
John Henry Eschler

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 May 1905Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries 1863: Idaho, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Idaho Territory, United States 1863: Owyee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho, Territory, United States 1875: Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 25
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Kurt.German: topographic name for someone who lived by an area where grain was grown or perhaps a status name for someone who owned such land (see Esch 2).German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with esch ‘ash tree’.

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

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    Sources (24)

    • Arnold Eschler, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Arnold Eschler in entry for Clifford A Lewis and Emmeline Eschler, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Arnold Eschler, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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