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Ancienne famille suisse originaire du canton de Glaris. Bourgeoise de Bilten, d'Engi, de Glarus, de Linthal, de Mitlödi, de Mühlehorn, de Nidfurn, d'Obstalden, de Schwanden, de Sool, de Rüti et de Zürich.
- Conrad Luchsinger, de Glaris, tondeur de drap, bourgeois de Zürich (1501), prévôt de corporation (1524), administrateur du couvent de Stein am Rhein (1526), ami de Zwingli. Décédé en 1531.
- Fridolin Luchsinger, de Glaris, se fixa à Näfels lors de la Réforme et fut l'ancêtre du rameau catholique (éteint en 1808); bailli d'Uznacht de 1540 à 1544.
Ce nom de Luchsinger vient sans doute du village de Luchsingen, situé dans le canton de Glaris.
Répartition des familles Luchsinger en Suisse (1999)
On estime à environ 482 foyers Luchsinger installés en Suisse dont 177 dans le canton de Zürich, 129 dans le canton de Glaris, 21 dans le canton de Berne, 20 dans le canton de Thurgovie, 3 dans le canton du Tessin
Famille Luchsinger (Glaris)
"d'argent au lynx contourné au naturel, lampassé de gueules"
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I am looking for information on Magdalena (Margaret) LUCHSINGER. I believe her parents were David and Anna LUCHSINGER. She had a sister, Ursule, who immigrated to Minnesota before her and married a Mr. MEYER. Margaret married Henri MEYER at St. Petric Lutheran Church in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1905. Their children were Vera born in 1911, Heinrich, David, Carl and Gloria (born about 1930). Ursule brought Margaret to Minnesota after their brother, David, was killed in a rockslide in Switzerland. Margaret was arranged to marry Heinrick MEYER immediately upon arrival to Minnesota. Any help would be appreciated.
SWOVICK, Lisa LUCHSINGER
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(Roman Catholic ?)
I am researching my branch of the LUCHSINGERS in Switzerland. My great-great-great-grandfather, Adam LUCHSINGER (born 16 August 1830 in Switzerland, died 11 January 1896 at Rochester, New York) and his wife, Christina Dorethea LEMPERT (born July 1823 or 1829 in Switzerland, died 26 December 1902 at Rochester, New York). They emigrated from Switzerland to America in 1866. They had a son, Mathias, born 7 June 1856. He did not come to the United States until 1876. I am trying to find the parents of Adam and Christina and a town in Switzerland where they lived (most likely the canton of Glarus). I am also trying to find out who took care of Mathias while his parents were traveling and living here. I believe that they were Catholics, but I am not sure. That is the religion that my grandfather practiced. Christina had a brother Bernard. He also immigrated to Rochester, New York and then went on to Ohio. I do have a possible link to Adam's father, but this is pure speculation. There was an Adam LUCHSINGER, born in 1804, who died in an avalanche in 1836 at Muehlebach. If he were my Adam's father, he would've been 26 at the time of his birth, so the dates make it a possibility. My Adam would've been 6 at the time of his father's (?) death. If this were my Adam's father, then his mother would've been Anna STRUB of Schwanden. His brother would've been Peter LUCHSINGER in Spicher. If the Adam LUCHSINGER (who died in the avalanche) was my great-great-great-great-grandfather, then my Adam would've had a brother named Peter who died on 8 August 1854 as a soldier in Naples. My grteat-great-grandfather, Mathias LUCHSINGER, married Catherine SCHNEIDER (born 1857, died 1886), from Alsace Lorraine. It is believed that they married before coming to the US. She had two siblings, George (born 1852, died 1918), and Julia (born 1864, died 1920). Julia married a Simon BARTHELMANN (born 1860, died ?). Does anyone know of any of these people and connections between them?
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I am looking for information on my great-grandfather, Jost LUCHSINGER, born either 1836 or 1838 in Switzerland. His siblings were Rudolph, born 1839; Gabriel, born 1841; John Balthaser, born 1842; Heinrich, born 1844; Elsbeth, born 1848; and Regula, born 1858. He emigrated from Glarus Canton, Switzerland in 1865 to the United States and married Sarah BALLENTINE. Their children were James Burtner, born ?; Robert Henry, born ?; William James, born ?; Joseph Knox, born 1882; Ida, born 1883; Iva, born 1885; Henry, born 1887; Mary Elizabeth, born 1888; Rudy, born 1890; Minnie, born 1893; John Jost (my grandfather),. born 1898, Clara born ?, Sarah born ?, and Myrtle, born ?. Jost LUCHSINGER died in 1905 and is buried at Blairsville, Pennsylvania. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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