Trachsel Family Genealogy Forum
The information I have about Anna Trachsel (a great-etc. grandmother of mine who married Jost Joder, of Steffisburg) is: Born 1621 in Lenk, died 8/1680. Parents: Hans Jakob Trachsel, born 4/14/1588, christened 9/8/1588, died after 1635, all in Lenk; and Anna Berchten, born 1589 at St. Stephan, christened 1592, died after 1635 in Lenk. married Jakob 1/15/1615 or 1616. Anna's parents were Margreth Hugi, born 1569, died 1636, both in Lenk; married Ruff Berchten 3/18/1583. Ruff born 1566 in Lenk, and died there. Ruff's father Ruff Berchten born 1540 in Lenk; died 1583. Elder Ruff married a Buergli, probably a form of your family name, born 1540 in Lenk. Back to the Trachsels: Hans Jakob's mother was Leni Nussbaum, born 1563 in Lenk, died 1604, married Jakob 1583 in Lenk or Thurnen. Leni's parents were Ulrich Nussbaum, born 1542 in Thurnen, and Barbara Jaussi, born 1546 in Thurnen. Jakob Trachsel born 11/8/1562 and died 1604 in Lenk. Jakob's parents were Stephas Trachsel, born 1536 and died 1587, both in Lenk; and Barbara (Barbli) Griessen, born 1538 in Lenk, died 1575, married Stephan 1560 in Lenk. Stephan's father was Christian Trachsel, born about 1500 in Lenk.
I hope this helps. Bill Baker
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