Barbara Hassin

Life Sketch
Barbara Hassin was the wife of Josue Zumbrunnen II. She was from Glarus, Switzerland — a Canton and town to the east of Uri. She may have died young because Josue married a second time, but Barbara was the mother of all his children.

Vital Information

Name: Barbara Hassin
Sex: Female
Birth: Mid- to Late-1500s
Residence: Glarus and Altdorf
Death: Unknown

Family Members

Father: Unknown
Mother: Unknown
Siblings: Unknown

Spouse: Josue Zumbrunnen II
Children: Burkhard Zumbrunnen, Erasmus Zumbrunnen, Mansuetus IV Zumbrunnen, Magdalena Zumbrunnen, Barbara Zumbrunnen


  • Barbara is mentioned in Josue Zumbrunnen’s entry in the Nobiliaire Militaire Suisse
  • Josue Zumbrunnen entry at (free registration required).
  • Barbara is included in Bucelin’s genealogy of the Zumbrunnen family from the 1600s. (He is the second person in the fourth line from the bottom; his name is written in Latin as “Josue zum Brunnen Capitaneus” and she is below him as “uxor Barbara Hassin”)
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