Ulrich FISCHER married Barbara WASEM 9 May 1606 at Rüeggisberg, Canton Bern,
Switzerland.1 They had children baptized there:
1. Peter FISCHER bap. 11 Jan. 1607;1
2. Bendicht FISCHER bap. 25 Mar. 1608;1
3. Margred FISCHER bap. 8 Jan. 1609;1
4. Hans FISCHER  bap. 29 Apr. 1610;1
5. Bendicht FISCHER bap. 26 Apr. 1612;1 m. Margret ROHRBACH 17 Apr. 1635;4
6. Christen FISCHER bap. 30 Jan. 1614;1 m. Madle MISCHLER 22 Jan. 1649;4
7. Peter FISCHER bap. 1 Oct. 1615;1 m. Anna MEGERT 25 May 1649;4
8. Anna FISCHER bap. 20 July 1617;1 m. Christen STAAL 14 Sep. 1649;4
9. Elsbeth FISCHER bap. 19 Apr. 1619;1
10. Uli FISCHER bap. 6 Feb. 1623;1 m. Anna MEGERT 25 May 1649;4
11. Hans FISCHER bap. 18 Dec. 1625;1

There were two persons named Peter FISCHER of age to be the Peter who married in 1649 to
Anna MEGERT. One was the above Peter born in 1615, the son of Ulrich FISCHER and Barbara
WASEM. The other was Peter FISCHER baptized 7 Jan. 1622, the son of "Jagÿ" [Jacob] FISCHER
and Margret WYL.1 Evidence that the Peter who marrried Anna Megert was the one
born in 1615 includes:
11 Sep. 1636 Peter FISCHER, juvenis, Uli FISCHER's son at Niderbütschel was a sponsor.2
15 Jan. 1637 Peter FISCHER and Elsbeth FISCHER [possibly his sister] were sponsors for
Uli MARTI and Anna WASEM, presuamably a relative of his mother.2
9 Feb. 1640 Peter FISCHER was a sponsor for a child of Uli MARTI and Barbara WASEM,
   presumably a relative of his mother.2
31 July 1642 Peter FISCHER, Uli's son, and Hans FISCHER were sponsors, showing he
   was still living.2
25 May 1649 Peter FISCHER was married on the same date as [his brother] Uli FISCHER.4
26 Sep. 1652, the same date he had a child of his own baptized, he and  Madle
   MISCHLER [his brother Christen's wife] were sponsors for Bendicht Schönthal
   and wife Anna Bachmann.2
29 Aug. 1658 Bendicht FISCHER and wife Babi [Barbli] ROHRBACH has as sponsors
   Peter Fischer, Leni Mischler [wife of Peter Fischer's brother Christen],
   Margreht Rohrbach [wife Peter Fischer's brother Bendicht Fischer]2

As residents of Niederbütschel Peter FISCHER and Anna MEGERT were the parents
of five children baptized at Rüeggisberg.
1. Peter FISCHER bap. 2 Feb. 1651;2 m. Madleni MARTI 26 May 1676;4
2. Melcher FISCHER bap. 26 Sep. 1652;2 m. Anna ROHRBACH 27 July 1677;4
3. Barbara FISCHER bap. 5 Mar. 1654;2
4. Elsi FISCHER bap. 21 June 1657;2
5. Anna FISCHER bap. 11 May 1662;3

Peter FISCHER and Madleni MARTI had children born at Niederbütschel:
1. Christian FISCHER bap. 11 Nov. 1677;3
2. Peter FISCHER bap. 10 Aug. 1679;3
3. Elsbeth FISCHER bap. 23 Oct. 1681;3
4. Anna FISCHER bap. 25 Jan 1685;3 m. Christen GRÜNIG 27 Jan. 1716;4,5 d. 10 Feb. 1764,

1. Evangelisch-Reformierte Kirche Rüeggisberg, Canton Bern, Switzerland, Rüeggisberg Book 1, Baptisms 1581-1626. p. 156 Petter Fischer, 1607 Father: Ulrich Fischer Mother: Barbara Wasam [Wasem] Sponsors: Basthÿ von Niderhüsren, Petter Bärren, Margred Schmid p. 161 Bendicht Fischer, 1608 Father: Ulrich Fisher Mother: Barblÿ Wasam [Wasem] Sponsors: Bendicht Kreps [Krebs], Bendicht Bachman, Dorothea Schüner [Scheuner] p. 164 Margred Fischer, 1609 Father: Ulrich Fischer Mother: Barblÿ Wasam [Wasem] Sponsors: Ulrich Mistler [Mischler], Margredt Wÿl, Tzitchu Buren [Burren] p. 169 Hans Fischer 1610 Father: Ulrich Fischer Mother: Barblÿ Wasem Sponsors: Hans Knächt, Hans Ammann, Anna Schwendimann p. 181 #11 Bendicht Fischer, 1612 Father: Uli Fischer Mother: Barblÿ Wasem Sponsors: Bendicht Bachman, Hans Berro [Perro], Agnes Haffner p. 192 #62 Christen Fischer, 1614 Father: Ulÿ Fischer Mother: Barbly Wasem Sponsors: Nichlaus Hachen, Marty Hoffmaan, Anna Hofman p. 199 Peter Fischer, 1615 Father: Ulÿ Fischer Mother: Barbly Wasem Sponsors: Hans Hoffmann, Christen Hachen, ---ibli p. 209 Anna Fischer, 1617 Father: Ulÿ Fischer Mother: Barblÿ Wasem Sponsors: Hans Bulman [Bühlmann], Anna Segessemann, Anna Kaffloub p. 217 Elsbeth Fischer, 1619 Father: Ulÿ Fischer Mother: Barblÿ Wasem Sponsors: Andres Götschi, assistant preacher, Elsbeth Wyttenbach, Barbli Stübÿ p. 234 Peter Fischer, 1622 Father: Jagÿ Fischer Mother Margredt Wül Sponsors: Cunÿ Bulman [Bühlmann], Hans Hofman the younger, Anna Schwendimann p. 240 Ulÿ Fischer, 1623 Father: Ulÿ Fischer Mother: Barblÿ Wasem Sponsors: Ulÿ Kreps [Krebs], Hans Mischler, Ellsbeth -eman p. 252 Hans Fischer, 1625 Father: Uli Fischer Mother Barbli Wasem Sponsors: Hans Kreps [Krebs], B. Kreps [Krebs], Christcho Spilman p. 284 Ulrich Fischer and Barblÿ Wasam [Wasem] 2. Rüeggisberg Book 2, 1626-1660. p. 116 #28/482 Christina Bonhouwer, 11 Sep. 1636 Father: Hans Bonhouwer Mother: Magrret Hugi Sponsors: "Peter Fischer, Javenis [Juvenis], Uli Fischer's son at Niederbütschel", Elsi Bulman [Bühlmann], Cunit Bulman's daughter at Ried, Virgo, Stini Gerri, Virgo, Peter Gerri's daughter at Ried p. 122 #3 15 Jan. 1640 Gilgen Marti Father: Uli Marti Mother: Anna Wasem Sponsors: Gilgran ------, Peter Fischer, Elsbeth Fischer p. 168 9 Feb. 1640, Johannes Marti Father: Uli Marti at Hinterfultigen, the deceased Aman's son Mother: Barbara Wasem Sponsors: Petter Fischer, Hans Gasser, Anna Gurtner p. 207 31 July 1642, Christian Glaus Father: Hans Glaus at Bütschel Mother: Ann Hoffman Sponsors: Peter Fischer Uli's son, Hans Fischer, Anna Frutiger p. 215 23 Jan. 1643 Johannes Hoffman Father: Stephen Hoffman Sponsors: Hans Kreps [Krebs], Petter Fischer, Elsbeth ------ of Fellenberg p. 275 Niederbütschel, Peter Fischer, 1651 Father: Peter Fischer Mother: Anna Megert Sponsors: Peter Heffner, Hans ----, Anna Bachman [see following record, probably wife of Bendicht Schönthal] p. 283 Niederbütschel, 26 Sep. 1652, Father: Bendicht Schönthal Mother: Anna Bachman Sponsors: Peter Fischer, Madle Mischler [wife of Christen Fischer, Peter's brother], Elsbeth Spring p. 283 Niederbütschel, Melcher Fischer, 1652 Father: Peter Fischer Mother: Anna Megert Sponsors: Hans Burren, Hans Wintzenriedt, Elsbeth Hachen p. 294 Niederbütschel, Barbara Fischer, 1654 Father: Peter Fischer Mother: Anna Mägert Sponsors: Bändicht Mischler, Amman, Ursli? Brönniman, Elsi Fischer [probably sister of the father] p. 330 Niederbütschel, Elsi Fischer, 1657 Father: Peter Fischer Mother: Anna Megerht Sponsors: Christen Fischer [probably brother of the father], Madlena Rufener, Elsbeth Wual p. 340 29 Aug. 1658 Madleni Fischer Father: Bendicht Fischer Mother: Babi Rohrbach Sponsors: Peter Fischer, Leni Mischler [wife of Peter Fischer's brother Bendicht], Margreht Rohrbach [wife Peter Fischer's brother Bendicht Fischer] 3. Rüeggisberg Book 3, 1661-1704. p. 12 Niederbütschel, Anna Fischer, 1662 Father: Peter Fischer Mother: Anna Megerth [Megert] Sponsors: Uli Köler, Anna Frutiger, Anna Gasser p. 141 Niederbütschel, Christina Fischer, 1677 Father: Peter Fischer junior Mother: Madleni Marti Sponsors: Uli Wasem, Barbli Rohrbach filia, Stini Marti filia p. 156 Niederbütschel, Petrus Fischer, 1679 Father: Peter Fischer junior Mother: Madle Marti Sponsors: Christen Hänni, Peter Schweingruber, Maria Zender p. 172 Niederbütschel, Elsbeth Fischer, 1681 Father: Peter Fischer junior Mother: Madleni Marti Sponsors: Moses Fischer [born 1654, son of the father's brother Bendicht], Elsÿ Mischler, Babÿ Schöntowl p. 192 Niederbütschel, Anna Fischer, 1685 Father: Peter Fischer Mother: Madleni Marti Sponsors: Ulli Messerli the Obman's son of Rumligen, Christina Grunig the Weibel's daughter of Burgistein, Anni Hoffman 4. Rüeggisberg Book 12 1626-1759 Marriages. p. 23 Bendicht Fischer und Mergret Rorbach [Rohrbach] p. 45 Christion Fischer unde Madlen Mischler p. 46 Peter und Uli Fischer to Anna Megert and another Anna Megert p. 47 Christion Staal and Anni Fischer of Niderütschel p. 83 Peter Fischer of Niederbütschel - Madleni Marti of Hinterfultigen p. 85 Melcher Fischer, Peter's son - Anna Rohrbach of Hinterfultigen p. 136 On 19 January 1716 a certificate was presented by Anna Fischer at Rüeggisberg for her marriage to Christian Grünig to occur at Thurnen 5. Mühlethurnen Book 6, Baptisms 1693-1721 and marriages 1693-1718. Marriage section p. 30 Christen Grünig of Durishaus-Anni Fischer of Rüeggisberg, 1716 The marriage was supposed to occur on the 23rd, but on the way to the wedding the bride became so ill they thought she was going to die, so the wedding occurred on the 27th. 6. Mühlethurnen [Thurnen] Book 24 1757-1787 death register. p. 44 Anna Fischer, the deceased Christen Grünig's widow of Durishaus died 10th; bur. 12 Feb. 1764; age 78 years


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