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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Family Time Line

Johannes Hans Bichsel
1649–1736
Anna Verena 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 1668Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

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    Siblings

    (5)

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Bixel

    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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