Hans Heinrich Elliker

26 February 1797–20 September 1856 (Age 59)
Küsnacht, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Hans Heinrich

When Hans Heinrich Elliker was born on 26 February 1797, in Küsnacht, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Henry Heinrich Elliker, was 30 and his mother, Elisabetha Schwengeler, was 32. He married Margaretha Studer on 24 July 1826, in Küsnacht, Zürich, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom in 1856. He died on 20 September 1856, in Fort Bridger, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Bridger, Uinta, Wyoming, United States.

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Hans Heinrich Elliker
Margaretha Studer
Marriage: 24 July 1826
Heinrich Elliker
Heinrich Elliker
Hans Jacob Elliker
Barbara Elliker
Elizabeth Elliker
Konrad Elliker
Margaretha Elliker
Susanna Elliker
Johannes Elliker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 July 1826Küsnacht, Zürich, Switzerland
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    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 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 3
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 18
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Ellerker .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Hans Heinrich Elliker Sr. and Margaretha Studer Elliker

    Hans Heinrich Elliker was born February 26, 1797, in Kuesnacht, Zuerich, Switzerland. He was the son and third child of Heinrich Elliker and Elisabeth Schwengler. He had a sister and brother older, …

    Sources (32)

    • Henry Elliker in entry for John Elliker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Eliker, Son birth/death recordFamily Search
    • Hs Heinrich Elliker in entry for Heinrich Elliker, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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