Elisabeth Grossenbacher

Female16 April 1852–

Brief Life History of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Grossenbacher was born on 16 April 1852, in Affoltern im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Niklaus Grossenbacher, was 31 and her mother, Magdalena Grossenbacher, was 32. She married Friedrich Scheidegger on 21 August 1885.

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Friedrich Scheidegger
Elisabeth Grossenbacher
Marriage: 21 August 1885

Sources (1)

  • Elisabeth Grossenbacher, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 August 1885
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (5)


    Age 11

    Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.


    Age 62

    Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.


    Age 67

    Treaty of Versailles reaffirms Swiss neutrality.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Franz, Frieda, Klaus.

    Swiss German: habitational name for someone from a lost place called Grossenbach in Switzerland.

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

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