Elisabeth Hersig

24 November 1810–27 February 1880 (Age 69)
Heimiswil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Elisabeth

Elisabeth Hersig was born on 24 November 1810, in Heimiswil, Bern, Switzerland. She married Johann Aebi on 5 June 1839. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 27 February 1880, in Bern, Switzerland, at the age of 69.

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Johann Aebi
Elisabeth Hersig
Marriage: 5 June 1839
Elisabeth Aebi
Anna Barbara Aebi
Verena Aebi
Samuel Aebi
Anna Maria Aebi

Spouse and Children

5 June 1839


World Events (2)


Age 38

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 38

Made capital 1848

Name Meaning

1 German (eastern and central Germany and Silesia): variant of Herzog .2 German: from a short form of any of several Germanic personal names composed with hard ‘strong’, ‘hardy’, for instance Herto.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German herzig ‘delightful’, ‘lovely’.

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

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  • Elisabeth Herzig in entry for Anna Barbara Aebi, "Switzerland Baptisms, 1491-1940"

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