Saturday, January 26, 2013

Jakob Trachsel 1652-1721


Jakob Trachsel
son of Hans & Elisabeth (Gunset) Trachsel
Born 1652 in Switzerland
Died 1721 in Germany
Married in 1684
Margaret Bringold
daughter of Michel & Benedikta (Rieben) Bringold
Born 1661 in Switzerland
Died 1721 in Germany

Children:
Margaret Bringold  1661 – 1721
Elsbeth Trachsel  1684 – 
Jakob Trachsel 1687 – 
Peter Trachsel 1691 – 
Christen Trachsel 1694 – 
Benedikt Trachsel 1697 – 


Timeline

1652 - Birth
Lenk, Semmental, Switzerland 

1652 5 Mar - Baptism
Lenk in Simmetal, canton of Bern, Switzerland 
Lenk Reformed Church
The kirch built in 1504-05 was destroyed by the village fire.

1684 18 Jan  - Marriage to Margaret Bringold
Age: 32
Lenk in Simmetal, canton of Bern, Switzerland 
Residents of St. Stephans which is a small town a few miles from Lenk

1718 - Residence
Age: 66
Wolfersheim Germany 
(could have been as early as 1709) moved from Switzerland to Wolfersheim Germany in the area of Homburg-Saar. This is part of the Lutheran Community of Walsheim/Blies Germany.

1721 24 Dec -Death
Age: 69
Wolfersheim, Erm, Germany 
He died a day before his twin grandsons, Michael & Nicholas, were born in America.



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