Jachem was born after 1650 in Filisur, Switzerland, the son of Hanzet Lutzi Riedi and Ursina Pol Caspar.
He has died but the date and place are unknown.
His wife was Anna Janet. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their five known children were Hans (Johan) Otto (c1682-1756), Margaretha (c1695-?), Jan Peter (c1697-?), Unknown (?-1698) and Lienhard (c1701-?).
No birth or death dates are known for Jachem (Jacob) Riedi. He was probably born in Filisur in the late 1650's.