When Anna Verena Salzmann was born in 1649, in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Christen Salzmann, was 26 and her mother, Anna Jost, was 21. She married Johannes Hans Bichsel on 8 June 1668, in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 23 July 1736, in her hometown, at the age of 87, and was buried in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland.
Some characteristic forenames: German Klaus, Aloysius, Fritz, Horst.
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for an extractor or seller of salt, from Middle High German salz (German Salz) ‘salt’ + man (German Mann) ‘man’. Compare Salzman , Salsman , Saltman , Saltsman , and Saltzman .