Margarethe Wyss

1767–5 September 1845 (Age 78)
Canton, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Margarethe

When Margarethe Wyss was born in 1767, in Canton, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Heinrich Wyss, was 22 and her mother, Magdalena Muehlemann, was 22. She died on 5 September 1845, in Blanchard Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States, at the age of 78.

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Heinrich Wyss
1745–1816
Magdalena Muehlemann
1745–1789
Margarethe Wyss
1767–1845

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 9

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 14

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 21

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: Alemannic form of Weiss .

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

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