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 Margaritha <I>Gertsch</I> Abegglen

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Margaritha Gertsch Abegglen

  • Birth 25 Jan 1799 Lauterbrunnen, Verwaltungskreis Interlaken-Oberhasli, Bern, Switzerland
  • Death 30 Mar 1885 Midway, Wasatch County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Midway, Wasatch County, Utah, USA
  • Memorial ID 99446579

Daughter of Anna Von Almen and Conrad Gertsch of Lauterbrunnen, Bern, Switzerland.

Margaritha married Christian Abegglen, the elder, on 15 June 1821 at Gundlischwand, Bern, Switzerland and he died there on 9 April 1857.

She immigrated to America with her sons. They came to Utah, Ulrich (21), the youngest traveling with the Sixtus E. Johnson Company of Latter-day Saints between July & September of 1861 and she, along with sons Christian, the younger (40), Conrad (23) and Conrad's family, in an unidentified Company of 1862.

Her obituary was published in the Deseret Evening News, 15 April 1885, 208.

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  • Maintained by: Arlene Gertsch
  • Originally Created by: history4sure
  • Added: 23 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 99446579
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margaritha Gertsch Abegglen (25 Jan 1799–30 Mar 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99446579, citing Midway Cemetery, Midway, Wasatch County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Arlene Gertsch (contributor 47028256) .