Birth: Nov. 6, 1691, Switzerland
Born April 8 1703 in France
(as listed in Peters Will) Peter Troxell 1723–1811 m. Anna Maria Hunsecker
Daniel Troxell 1726 -
David Troxell 1734-
John Troxell 1736
George Frederick Troxell 1741
Margaretha Trachsel 1744–1814
According to the first church record book of Rieschweiler, Germany, "Peter Trachsel, son of Jacob Trachsel from Lenk , Canton of Bern Switzerland, received Confirmatory Blessings on April 8, 1708"
1721 in Wolfersheim, Biles, Germany
1723 - Son Peter Troxell Is Born
Peter Troxell 1723 - 1811 is Dan's 6th Maternal Great Grandfather.
You can read more about him here:
Peter Traxel (Troxell), emigrated from Switzerland And emigrated to Philadelphia in the ship "Samuel" with his wife Juliana Catharina and two sons, Peter, aged 9, and Daniel, aged 7, August 17, 1733 He settled at Egypt, Whitehall Township where his son David was baptized on September 23, 1734 - no source given
See "About The Voyage" under Research, at the bottom of this post.
On November 10, 1743, he purchased from Caspar Wistar two tracts of one hundred acres each along the Jordan River, for which a bill of sale had been made in 1742. Here he built a stone house,30 by 21 feet, in the year 1744 which is still standing, and is the oldest house in Lehigh County. When the large hearth was removed several years ago, the mantelpiece was found to contain the figures 1744. In this old building now owned by the Minnich family, travellers were entertained in the early days. The house stands near the Jordan Creek, east of Troxell's crossing, on the electric road from Allentown to Slatington. Peter Troxell mortgaged these tracts on January 12, 1754 to Lynford Lardner for 294 Lira. The house is mentioned in the mortgage and the land is described as "situated on a branch of the Lehi creek, called Indian creek". He secured additional land, in all over 500 acres. Peter Troxell deeded to his sons five tracts of land. These five tracts adjoin each other and upon them are still standing five stone houses built by members of the Troxell family