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Re: Bixel/Bichsel

Posted: 29 Nov 2012 4:36AM GMT
Classification: Query
Christian's wife was never married to Jacob. But, for a while, Christian appears to have been giving the census takers his name as Jacob (on several, you can see two Jacob's listed. I have no idea why he'd do this except maybe there is a grain of truth to the old Bixel story about why Christian left Switzerland in the first place.

My dad & I went to central Pa. two years ago to see Bixel's that still live there, and we visited Christian's old farm. All of it is still there, preserved as a land conservancy...all buildings are long gone, though.

mjbixel@sbcglobal.net
Mike
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
mjbixel 11 Mar 2009 2:23AM GMT 
bixel 28 Nov 2012 6:00AM GMT 
mjbixel 28 Nov 2012 11:48AM GMT 
bixel 29 Nov 2012 5:29AM GMT 
mjbixel 29 Nov 2012 11:36AM GMT 
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