MAGDALENA TRACHSEL was the daughter of Christian Trachsel Sr. and his wife Susanna Zimmerman.She was born 7-9-1824 in Wattenwil, Bern Switzerland, and married on 4-7-1851 in Bern, Bern Switzerland to Christian Baehler VII.
They were the parents of 12 children, several of whom emigrated to America to settle in Indiana, Connecticut and California:
Wilhelm Baehler Born 7-26-1853 Wattenwil, Bern Married 12-27-1877 Herzogenbuchsee, to Maria Anna Dreier Died 5-19-1927 Belp
Gertrud Baehler Born 9-28-1854 Wattenwil, Bern Died 7-18-1855 Wattenwil, Bern
August Baehler Born 7-21-1857 Wattenwil, Bern Married to Mary Rupp Remarried circa 1900s to Ida ? Died 7-11-1917 Stockton, San Joaquin Co. CA
Gertrud Baehler Born 8-30-1858 Wattenwil, Bern Married to Christian Moser Died ? Basel, Basel-Basel Stadt
Simon Baehler Born 4-7-1860 Wattenwil, Bern Died 10-6-1870 Kirchenthurnen, Bern
Jakob (Jake) Baehler Born 12-12-1861 Mattwil, Bern Married 3-3-1889 Fairbury, Livingston Co. IL to Nina Keller Died 3-22-1944 Remington, Jasper Co. IN
Johannes Baehler Born 12-12-1861 Mattwil, Bern Died 4-5-1862 Mattwil, Bern
Robert Baehler Sr. Born 5-30-1863 Mattwil, Bern Married 3-25-1888 Fairbury, Livingston Co. IL to Mechtild (Mathilda) Waibel Died 12-4-1936 Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co. IN
Adolf Baehler Born 7-3-1864 Klarreute, Bern Died 4-30-1866 Klarreute, Bern
Martha Baehler Born 7-3-1864 Klarreute, Bern Died 3-29-1866 Klarreute, Bern
Adolf Baehler Sr. Born 6-6-1867 Klarreute, Bern Married to Mary Wuthrich Remarried Tolland Co. CT to Mary Gruenig Died 7-22-1940 Rockville, Tolland Co. CT
Gottfried Baehler Born 6-1-1869 Kirchenthurnen, Bern Married 2-15-1896 Iroquois Co. IL to Anna Trachsel Remarried 5-19-1929 Ellington, Tolland Co. CT to Sophie Tschopp Died 11-29-1951 Ellington, Tolland Co. CT
MAGDALENA TRACHEL's husband Christian Baehler was her third cousin.She and Christian were the second great grandchildren of Christian Baehler III and his wife Maria Kappeler.She died in Wadenswil at an asylum for the poor near Switzerland's Lake Zurich on 3-18-1899 - eight years to the day after her husband's death.