Johan Michael Trachsel 1721 – 1772
Catarina Trachsel 1728 – 1777
Nicholas & Michael were TWINS born on Christmas day 1721
Peter built the Troxell-Stecker house that still stands, and is on the National Historical Register, in Lehigh County Pa
1689, Oct - Birth
Lenk, Berne Canton, Switzerland
1689, 4 Oct - Baptism
Reformed Church, Lenk, Berne Canton, Switzerland
RH Volume III page 1331
1718 - Marriage to Anna Maria Hunsecker
Lenk, Simmental, Bern Canton, Switzerland
1737, 18 Jan - Property
Bucks County PA
100 acres of land warranted to Johannes, who had not arrived in america yet. This land must have been warranted by his brother Peter in his name so that he would have a residence upon arrival.
1737 30 Aug - Immigration
"Johannes Draschel" Emigrated to America on the Ship "Samuel"
1737, 28 Oct - Property
200 acres warranted to John Troxell. Johannes died before he could satisfy the requirements to secure a patent on either piece of land, his sons secured the patents after his death.
1739 30 Sep -In the History of the Egypt Reformed Church
Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
John Traxel, whose wife was a sponsor, came to America in 1737. His son, John Peter Traxel, built in 1756, the house in which the congregation frequently worshipped.
1750 Marriage to Anna Magdalena Roth
After death of Mary, he married the widow of Jakob Schreiber - Anna Magdalena (Roth) Schreiber. He died between 1750 and 1751.
1750 - Death
Egypt, Lehigh, Pennsylvania