Hans OTZ waas born about 1550. He was married on 13 February 1575 to Christina PFISTER at
Belp, Canton Bern, Switzerland.19 For the baptism of his daughter Anna, he was listed as of
Toffen, a gemeinde which belongs to the church parish of Belp, where his children's baptisms
were recorded. They had children:
1. Elsbet OTZ bap. 9 Sep. 1576;19
2. Wilhelm OTZ bap. 26 June 1580;1 m. Elsbeth MÜLLER 25 Oct. 1605;1
3. Peter OTZ bap. 11 Feb. 1582;1
4. Niclaus OTZ bap. 26 Jan. 1584;1
5. Anna OTZ bap. 3 Aug. 1587;1
6. Hans OTZ bap. 7 Dec. 1589;1

Wilhelm OTZ  and Elsbeth MÜLLER had children:
1. Hans OOTZ bap. 21 Aug. 1614;2 m. Elsbeth von NIDERHÜSEREN 6 Jan. 1634;3
2. Anna OOTZ bap. 27 Apr. 1617;2
3. Christen OOTZ bap. 10 Feb. 1622;2 m. Anna MARTI 21 June 1647;3
4. Wilhelm OOTZ bap. 28 Nov. 1624;2 m. Anna KUNCKLER 16 Apr. 1649;3

Hans OTZ and wife Elsbeth von NIDERHÜSEREN as residents of Toffen had nine
children baptized at Belp. By 1675 Hans OTZ had moved to Plötsch, in the
parish of Thurnen [Mühlethurnen] when his daughter as "Babi OTZ, the Steinman
OTZ’s daughter from the Pletsch" was a sponsor in 1675.4 In 1676, Christen, the
Steinman Hans OTZ's son was a sponsor.5 Hans OTZ, the Steinman at Pletsch,
was still living in 1682 when he was a sponsor.6
1. Anna OTZ bap. 13 Dec. 1635;2
2. Madlen OTZ bap. 30 Sep. 1638;2
3. Elsbeth OTZ bap. 17 Jan. 1641;2
4. Hans OTZ bap. 23 July 1643;2
5. Christen OTZ bap. 26 Oct. 1645;2 m. Barbara GUGGISBERG 6 Dec. 1678;3
   d. ca. 1691 Plötsch
6. Johann Geörg OTZ bap. 23 Jan. 1648;2
7. Christini OTZ bap. 2 June 1650;2
8. Barbli OTZ bap. 19 Sep. 1652;2 m. Jost GRÜNIG 29 Nov. 1677;7
9. Bendicht OTZ bap. 29 Dec. 1654;2

Christen OTZ as a resident of Plötsch and wife Barbara GUGGISBERG had children:
1. Hans OTZ bap. 11 Jan. 1680;8 m. Anna SCHWEITZER 19 Mar. 1708;9 d. before
   1757;13
2. Maria OTZ bap. 4 Dec. 1681;8
3. Christen OTZ bap. 3 June 1683;8
4. Barbara OTZ bap. 19 Aug. 1686;8
5. Daniell OTZ bap. 23 Aug. 1691;8 m. Anna SCHWYZER by 1725;10
   d. 17 Apr. 1764;13

Hans OTZ as a resident of Plötsch and Anna SCHWEITZER had children:
1. Hans OTZ bap. 6 May 1708;11
2. Elisbeth OTZ bap. 15 Mar. 1711;11 m. Hans MEGERT 4 Dec. 1733;14
   d. 20 Nov. 1791 Wattenwil15
3. Bendicht OTZ bap. 1 Jan. 1714;11
4. Anna OTZ bap. 13 Dec. 1716;11 m. Hans SCHWEINGRUBER 27 Jan. 1757;16
5. Maria OTZ bap. 5 Oct. 1719;11 m. Christen BÖLEN ca. 1743;12 d. 24 Feb. 1761;13
6. Christina OTZ bap. 8 Feb. 1723 (twin);12 m.1 Hans Balsinger ca. 1744;12
   m.2 Hans GEERI 14 July 1757;16 d. 24 Sep. 1789;17
7. Barbara OTZ bap. 8 Feb. 1723 (twin);12 m. Christen RUFFENER18

1. Evangelische-Reformierte Kirche, Belp, Canton Bern, Switzerland, Belp Book 2, 1579-1605 Baptismal Section p. 14 Wilhelm Otz, 1580 Father: Hans Otz Sponsors: H-- Meÿ, Niclaus Engiman, Andres Stryt's wife p. 29 Peter Otz, 1582 Father: Hans Otz Sponsors: Bendicht Platt [Blatt], ---- Küpfer, Anna Bomgart p. 46 Niclaus Otz, 1584 Father: Hans Otz Sponsors: Hans Bamgart, Hans Reinhart, Hans Henni's wife p. 75 Anna Ots, 1587 Father: Hans Ots of Toffen Sponsors: Wolfgang Meÿ, Christian Baumgartner, Adelheit Zum Bach p. 91 Hans Otz, 1589 Father: Hans Otz Sponsors: Hans --ispach, Hans Henni, Margreth Henni Marriage Section p. 34 Wilhem Ots-Elsbhet Müller 2. Belp Book 3, baptisms 1612-1696, marriages 1606-1696 Baptismal Section p. 52 Hans Ootz, 1614. Father: Wilhelm Ootz Mother Elsbeth Müller Sponsors: Wolfang Hofman, Hans Zum Bach, Johanna Meÿ. p. 72 Anna Ootz, 1617. Father: Wilhelm Ootz Mother: Elsbeth Müller Sponsors: Anna Henni, Anna Müller, Johanna Kipfer. p. 121 Christen Ootz, 1622. Father: Wilhelm Ootz Mother: Elsbeth Müller Sponsors: Christen Zum Bach, Bendicht Henni, Madleni Küpfer. p. 142 Wilhelm Ootz, 1624. Father: Wilhelm Ootz Mother: Elsbeth Müller Sponsors: Caspar Gasser, Wilhelm Kipfer, Dorothea Stürler p. 224 Anna Ots, 1635. Father: Hans Ots Mother: Elsbeth Von Niderhüseren Sponsors: Johannes Wild, Anna Guggisperg [Guggisberg], Elsbeth Blatter. p. 244 Madlen Otz, 1638. Father: Hans Otz of Toffen Mother: Elsbeth Von Niderhüseren Sponsors: Christen Zum Bach, Madlen Stürler, Elsbeth Scherler. p. 258 Elsbeth Otz, 1641. Father: Hans Otz of Toffen Mother: Elsbeth Von Niderhüseren Sponsors: Hans Boumgart, Thorotha Küpfer, Christini Krebs. p. 274 Hans Ots, 1643. Father: Hans Ots of Toffen Mother: Elsbet Von Niderhüseren Sponsors: Ulli Hadorn, Hans Jungi's wife, Margret Tscherner. p. 284 Christen Otts, 1645. Father: Hans Otts of Toffen Mother: Elsbeth Von Niderhüseren Sponsors: Peter Blatter, Christen Zum Bach, Christini Schröter. p. 298 Johann Geörg Otts, 1648. Father" Hans Otts of Toffen Mother: Elsbeth Von Niderhüseren Sponsors: Johann Geörg von Werdt, Hans Zum Bach, Elsbeth Müller. p. 308 Christini Otz, 1650. Father: Hans Otz of Toffen Mother: Elsbet Von Niderhüseren Sponsors: Bendicht Strÿt, Madlen Henni, Anna Kilchherr p. 321 Barbli Otz, 1652. Father: Hans Otz of Toffen Mother: Elsbeth Von Niderhüseren Sponsors: Anthoni Sutz, Barbara Graff, Barbara Hossman. p. 342 Bendicht Otz, 1654. Father: Hans Otz Mother: Elsbeth Von Niderhüseren Sponsors: Gaspar Streit, Friderich Frants?, Maria Großfuß. 3. Belp Book 3, baptisms 1612-1696, marriages 1606-1696 Marriage Section p. 35 Hans Ots-Elsbeth Von Niderhüseren p. 47 Christen Otz-Anna Marti p. 49 Wilhelm Otz-Anna Kunckler p. 70 Christen Otz of Toffen and Barbara Guggisberg of Niderhaüsern. 4. Mühlethurnen Book 5 1663-1692 register p. 148 Anna Maria Riser, 1675 Sponsors include: Babi Otz, the Steinman Otz' daughter from the Pletsch 5. Mühlethurnen Book 5 1663-1692 register p. 159 Elsi Kenser, 1676 Sponsors include: Christen, Steinman Hans Otz' son from the Pletsch 6. Mühlethurnen Book 5 1663-1692 register p. 239 David Schwÿzer, 29 January 1682 Hans Otz the Steinman from the Pletsch 7. Mühlethurnen Book 5 1663-1692 register p. 355 Jost Grünig of Holenwägen and Barbli Otz from the Pletsch. 8. Mühlethurnen Book 5 1663-1692 register p. 209 Hans Otz, 1680. Father: Christen Otz from the Pletsch Mother: Barbel Guggisberg Sponsors: Hans Grüening, Ruff’s son at Durishaus; Georg Blatter from Toffen; Maria Springen, Melcher Däppen wife from Elbschen p. 237 Maria Otz, 1681. Father: Christen Otz from the Pletsch Mother: Barbara Guggisberg Sponsors: Bendicht Bulfer, Wildamman from Dürbach; Elsbeth Messerli, Melcher Megert's wife at Burgestein; Maria Heer at Blumenstein church, Hans Stucki’s wife. p. 252 Christen Otz, 1683. Father: Christen Otz Mother: Barbara Guggisberg Sponsors: Christen Shäppeler, Hans Schweitzer, Anna Juchli. p. 280 Barbara Otz, 1686. Father: Christen Otz Mother: Barbara Guggisberg Sponsors: Christen Portner, Barbara Hachen, Salome Laü. p. 324 Daniell Otz, 1691. Father: Christen Otz, deceased Mother: Barbli Guggisbert Sponsors: Daniell Sprüchli, past.; Abraham Brönnimann, Barbli Schweitzer. 9. Mühlethurnen Book 6, 1693-1721 baptisms, 1694-1718 marriages [written back to front] p. 38 Hans Otz - Anna Schwÿtzer, both from Pletsch 10. Mühlethurnen Book 7, 1722-1756 baptismal register. p. 32 Anna Otz Father: Daniel Otz from Pletsch Mother: Anna Schwÿzer 11. Mühlethurnen Book 6, 1693-1721 baptisms, 1694-1718 marriages [written back to front] p. 168 Hans Otz, 1708. Father: Hans Otz from Pletsch Mother: Anna Schwÿtzer Sponsors: Hans Guggispurg, Christian Schweitzer, Bäbi Hachen. p. 197 Elsbeth Otz, 1711. Father: Hans Otz from Pletsch Mother: Anna Schweitzer Sponsors: Bentz Kunckler,Elsbeth Gugisperg, Bäbi Starr. p. 222 Bendicht Otz, 1714. Father: Hans Otz from Pletsch Mother: Anna Schweitzer Sponsors: Bentz Bulffer [Pulfer], Bentz Sehweitzer [probably brother of the mother], Elsbeth Brönnimann of Hoffmat p. 246 Anna Ots, 1716. Father: Hans Ots from Pletsch Mother: Anna Schwÿzer Sponsors: Christen Tschäppeler from the grund, Christina Trachsel of the Stuz, Barbara Grünig of Holenwäg[en] [probably cousin of the father, born 1687]. p. 271 Maria Otz, 1719. Father: Hans Otz from the Blötsch Mother: Anna Schÿzer Sponsors: Chrsten Guggisperg, Christina Schwÿzer [probably sister of the mother], Christina Brönniman. 12. Mühlethurnen Book 7, 1722-1756 baptismal register. p. 9 Christina Otz, 1723. Father: Hans Otz from the Pletsch Mother: Anna Schwÿzer Sponsors: Hans Schwÿzer [probably brother of the mother], Anna Schwÿzer [probably aunt, wife of the father's brother Daniel], Anna Hachen p. 9 Barbara Otz, 1723. Sponsors: Christen Krenger [probably nephew of the mother born 1703], Barbara Otz [probably sister of the father], Barbara Fischer. p. 260 Christen Bölen, 1744 Father: Christen Bölen from Rigg[isberg] Mother: Maria Otz from Pletsch Sponsors: Daniel Käüser, Hans Balsinger [brother-in-law of the mother], Christina Otz from Pletsch [sister of the mother] p. 283 Anna Balsinger, 1746 Father:Hans Balsinger at Riggisperg [Riggisberg], Mother: Christina Otz Sponsors: Christen Bölen [brother-in-law of the mother], Barbara Ots from Blötsch [sister of the mother], Anna Däppen, Bentz Bulfers's [Pulfer] wife 13. Mühlethurnen Book 24, 1757-1787 death register. The Mühlethurnen death register started in 1757, and Hans Otz died before that time. p. 13 Anna Schwÿzer, Hans Otz widow from "Bletsch" [Plötsch] died 2nd buried 4 9bris (November) 1759 age 76. p. 27 Maria Ots, Christen Bölen wife at Riggisberg died 24, bur. 27 Feb. 1761, age 41. p. 45 Daniel Ots of "Blotsch" died 17, bur. 19 Apr. 1764, age 73. 14. Wattenwil Book 1, 1659-1752, marriage section. p. 302 Hans Megert of Wattenwil to Elsbeth Otz of "Blotsch". 15. Wattenwil Book 11, 1752-1833 death register. p. 47 Elsbeth Megert in the Grund, born Otz, d. 20 Nov. 1791, bur. 23rd, age 80. 16. Mühlethurnen Book 19, 1757-1787 marriage register. p. 1 Hans Schweingruber and Anna Otz from Unterblötch p. 2 Geery at Riggistorf and Otz from M[ühle]thurnen. 17. Mühlethurnen Book 25, 1788-1830 death register. p. 4 Christina Gerig, born Otz, d. 24, bur. 27 Sep. 1789, age 65. 18. Wattenwil Book 3 1752-1802 baptismal register. p. 23 Susanna Rufener Father: Christen Rufener of Blumenstein Mother: Barbara Otz 19. Belp Book 1, 1549-1579. Baptismal section p. 292, #5 Elsbet Otz Father: Hans Otz Sponsors: Hans Henni's daughter, Ulle Meyer's? wife, Nic. Eggimann's wife Marriage section p. 37, #19 Hans Otz-Christina Pfister

HOME

Page created by: fzsaund@ix.netcom.com
Fredric Z. Saunders
1234 Waterside Cove #21
Midvale, UT 84047-4293
Last revised: 2 May 2021