Esther Neeser

6 October 1843–14 June 1889 (Age 45)
Altstetten, Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Esther

When Esther Neeser was born on 6 October 1843, in Altstetten, Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Jacob Neeser, was 33 and her mother, Regula Laubi, was 35. She married Leander Holman Clifford about 1865, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 14 June 1889, in ElkHorn, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gottlieb Nyffenegger
Esther Neeser
Marriage: 1874
Henry Nieffenegger
Joseph Nieffenegger
Gottlieb Nieffenegger
Samuel Nieffenegger
Mary Esther Nieffenegger
Georgie Nieffenegger

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1874ElkHorn, Oneida, Idaho, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 5
    New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    German: possibly a habitational name for someone from either of two places in North Rhine-Westphalia: Neesen or Niesen.Swiss German: metronymic from a short form of the female personal name Agnes . Compare Neese 2.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Ester Niffenegger in household of G W Niffenegger, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Esther Clifford in household of Leander Clifford, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Esther Nesser in entry for Joseph Nieffenegger, "Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1911"

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