Johannes Hans Bichsel

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

The Life Summary 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 Verena 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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Johannes Hans Bichsel
Anna Verena Salzmann
Marriage: 8 June 1668
David Bichsel
Ulrich Bichsel
Hans Bichsel
Jacob Bichsel
Daniel Bichsel
Mathias Bichsel
Magdelena Bichsel
Peter Bichsel

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  • Marriage
    8 June 1668Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland
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    Name Meaning

    Swiss German: cognate of German Büchsel, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of small boxes or a woodworker, from a diminutive of Middle High German bühse ‘box’.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Hans Buhssel in entry for Daniel Buhssel, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Hans Bichssel in entry for Madle Bichssel, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Hans Bichssel in entry for Jacob Bichssel, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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