Johannes Hans Bichsel

8 April 1649–23 July 1736 (Age 87)
Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Johannes Hans

When Johannes Hans Bichsel was born on 8 April 1649, in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Ulrich Bichsel, was 31 and his mother, Anna Hebysen, was 31. He married Anna Salzmann on 8 June 1668, in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 23 July 1736, in his hometown, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Hans Bichsel
1649–1736
Anna Salzmann
1649–1736
Marriage: 8 June 1668
David Bichsel
1673–1734
Ulrich Bichsel
1677–1732
Hans Bichsel
1679–1759
Jacob Bichsel
1681–1751
Daniel Bichsel
1683–1720
Mathias Bichsel
1685–
Magdelena Bichsel
1688–
Peter Bichsel
1691–1760

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 June 1668
Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland
children

(8)

    David Bichsel

    Male1673–1734Male

    Male1677–1732Male

    Hans Bichsel

    Male1679–1759Male

    Jacob Bichsel

    Male1681–1751Male

    Daniel Bichsel

    Male1683–1720Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

Name Meaning

Swiss German: probably from Büchsel, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of small boxes or a woodworker, from a diminutive of Middle High German bühse ‘box’, from Latin buxus ‘box (tree)’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-GNX7?cc=1640373&wc=M59N-82Q%3A125783201%2C128354301%2C125782803%2C128355701
  • Switzerland, Church Records, 1277-1992; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19473-33648-28
  • Legacy NFS Source: Johannes Bichsel -

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