Hans Michael Binckley (c.1712 - 1775)

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Nicknames: "Hans Michael /Binggeli/", "Hans Michael /Binkele/", "Hans Michael /Binckele/", "Michael /Binckley/", "Michael /Binggeli/", "Michael /Binkele/", "Michael /Bynggeli/", "Michael /Binckele/"
Birthplace: Wahlern-Guggisberg, Schwarzenburg District, Canton of Bern, Switzerland
Death: Died in Heidelberg Twp., Berks Co., PA.
Occupation: Ship Builder
Managed by: Wayne Robert Spohn
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About Hans Michael Binckley

  1. ID: I0028
  2. Name: Hans Michael Binkley
  3. Sex: M
  4. Birth: BEF 12 JUN 1712 in Morsbach, Germany 1
  5. Death: AFT 27 MAR 1775 in PA 2
  6. Baptism: 12 JUN 1712 Lambsborn, Germany 1
  7. Note:
   Baptism: 12 June 1712, sponsors: Michel Trautmann from Lambsborn, Johann [illegible], Maria Magdalena, wife of Johann Paul Neuschwander [?] (LDS 0193964, Item 1, Ev. Ref. KB Lambsborn 1689-1747, Baptisms 1712) [original very dark and almost illegible on microfilm]. First communion 21 April (Easter) 1726, "Johann Michael Binckel, Hanß Binckels son from Mörsbach" (LDS 0193964, Item 1, Ev. Ref. KB Lambsborn 1689-1747, First communion list 1726) [No marriage recorded in Lambsborn church records]
   On 11/10/1741, Michael Bunckely & wf. bapt. Elisabetha Margareta, b. 10/10/1741-LDS 1434016 Muddy Creek Lutheran Parish Register
   On 5/19/1743, Michael Bueckel and Hannes Binckely petitioned to bring Pastor Jacob Lischy to their church at Muddy Creek
   On 9/20/1747, Michael Bunckely & wf. bapt. Joh. Marcus, b. 9/8/1747-LDS 1434016 Muddy Creek Lutheran Parish Register
   On 10/5/1748, Michael Binckely & Mary Juliana sponsored Maria Juliana of Andras Buschun and Mary Catarina at Muddy Creek.
   On 8/1/1750, Michael Benckle & wf. bapt. Joh. Peter per Rev. Waldschmidt.
   On 4/6/1751, Michael Binckle and Wf. sponsored Maria Juliana, dau. of Jacob Worst per Rev. Waldschmidt.
   On 6/22/1755,Michael Binckle and Wife sponsored Maria Juliana, dau. of Peter Bollander.
   On 3/16/1760, Michael Binckly and wife sponsored Juliana, dau. of Adolph Zimmerman per Rev. Waldschmidt.
   Michael is on tax lists for Cocalico Twp, Lancaster Co, in 1756, 1758, 1771, 1772.
   On 3/27/1775, land records of Berks County reveal Michael's land was in Heidelberg Twp, Berks and Cocalico Twp, Lancaster County.
   NEED!! Hans Michael Binkley's will. Why is it that there isn't a will after all these years? Need names of children from church records or will.
   Most of the following data came from the files of Stan Bourdo. His sources are many; some came from the records of Walter Sonen, Daniel Franklin Binkley of Canada and the records of The Mormon Church.
   From the book, 18-CENTURY EMIGRANTS, vol.: THE WESTERN PALATINATE, page 51, by Annette Kunselman Burgeit for the Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, in 1985. (Annette Burgeit, 691 Weavertown Road, Meyerstown, PA 17067-2642, 1-717-866-2300). Binckle, Michael, age 23, Oliver, 1735, S-H, I: 153, 154, Morsbach= 6660 Zweibrucken 14, ---European Records. ---Lambsborn Reformed KB: Hans Binckeli and wife Barbara of Morschbach had: Joh. Michael bp.12 June 1712, Conf. 1726: Johann Michael Binckel, Son of Hans Binckel from Morschbach. ---KREBS, "PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH PIONEERS," IN BOYER, 158: "Michael Binckle (Benckle, son of Hanss Binckli of Moersbach, " went to America (about 1734). The family was of Swiss origin-the official papers mention an aunt of the emigrant who died in Canton Berne."---American Records---Muddy Creek Lutheran KB, Lancaster Co, PA: Michael Bunckely, Muddy Creek had: Eliesabetha Margaretha b. 10 Nov. 1741: bp. 10 Dec. 1741, also, John Marcus b. 8 Sept. 1747 bp. 20 Sept. 1747---Muddy Creek Reformed KB, Lancaster Co, PA: Michael Binckely and wife Mary Juliana were sp. in 1746 for a child of Andrew Buschum. George Stephen, widower, m. 22 Mar. 1768 Maria Dorothea, daughter of Michael Bingele. HAWBAKER-GROFF: 1750s Lancaster Co,tax lists- Michael Binckely Cocalico, 1756, Michael Binkely Cocalico, 1758.
   AMERICA--1735
   1735- From the Pennsylvania Archives, Vol. 2, page 119, "John Michael Pingley and as Hans Binkley, age 23, arrived on the ship Billinger Oliver, Aug., 26, 1735." The German Pioneers Vol. 3, lists ship arrival records. Page 153, list 40A, "Hans Pinkley, age 23 years. Page 153, list 40 B, Hans Mich'l Pengley. Page 154, list 40 C, Michael Bingley." Rupps 3000 Names, page 99, list 40, "Aug., 26, 1735, Switzers, late inhabitants of the Canton of Bern, Swiss imports in the Ship Billender Oliver, Samuel Merchant, Master from South Carolina, 18 men, 18 women, 6 boys & 3 girls, in all 45." That list lists Hans Michael Pinkley. Pennsylvania German Pioneers, page 152, List 40 A, passengers in the Ship Oliver, Samuel Merchant, Master, from South Carolina. Qualified August 26, 1735. The following men names and their ages; Han BOOKER, 54; John BOOKER, 20; Lazerus WINGER, 19; Hans KOLLER, 40; Christan BRENHOLTS, 39; Hans Pinkley, 23; Christan SWALLER, 24; Hans LYINBURGER, 50; Hans LYINBURGER, 25; Abram MEESELEY, 43; Hans MARTEY, 44; Uldrick MESLER, 30; Jacob STARLEY, 20; Christan WEWER, 28; Uldrick YELIN, 27; Johannes ATTERLEY, 40; William NAWS, 39; Peter HANKLER, 21. Womens names and their ages; Christana BOOKER, 35; Ann WINGER, 56; ANN WINGER, 18; Susannah KOLLER, 35; Anna BRENHOLTS, 40; Lizarberth LYINBURGER, 45; Lizarberth LYINBURGER, 20; Barberry LYINBURGER, 14; Lizarberth MESLER, 25; Ann WEWER, 25; Ann WEWER, 20; Barbry YELIN, 25; Barbry YELIN, 45; Mardling SPRING, 23; Margat OTLERSIN, 40; Apploney GreenO, 60; Marry NAWS, 38. The children's names and their ages; Benjamin BOOKER, 13; Christan BOOKER, 10; Jacob COLLER, 9; Peter LYINBURGER, 8; Hannah LYINBURGER, 3; Ann MESLER, 13; Hans WEWER, 7; Christan WEWER, 3. From the book Names of German, Swiss, page 100. (The writing is in German but one can see in English that it is a list of people from Canton Bern on the ship Billander Oliver, the Master is Captain Samuel Merchant from Carolina. The men listed 45 years old and over are; Han BuchER; Lazarus WENGER; Hans KOLLER, *; Chritian ZWALLER, Johannes MARTI, Jacob STELLY, *; Ulrich YILIA, *; Johannes ETTER; Peter HENCKELS; Christian BRENHILTZ, *; Hans Michael PINGLEY; Hans LUDENBORG, Abraham MAUSSLIN, Ulrich MISCHLER, Christian Weber, *; Jacob Wilhelm NAATH, Hans LEYENBERGER, *; Hans BuchER jr. Those males under sixteen; Benjamin BuchER, Christian BuchER, Jacob KOLLER, Peter LEINBERGER, Hans Weber, Christian Weber.
   EAST COCALICO TWP. LANCANSTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
   1743- From the book History of the Muddy Creek Reformed Conregation East Cocalico Twp. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Reb. Martin w. Schweitzer, Ph.D., Paster 1932 by Professor William J. Hinke, PhD., D.D. is the following on pages 6 and 7. On May 19, 1743 the following sixty-two men from Muddy Creek Church were so impressed by the sermon of Jacob Lischy that they signed list the he be called the signatures were: Eberhard Riem, elder & helper, Hans Jacob Brunner, elder, Christian Krebs, elder: Baltzer Hissing, elder Christoph Schaub, elder. Also, Heinrich Haller, Hans Gorg Hegi, Joh. Niclaus Fischer, Joh. Michael Amweg, Hans Bucher, Simon Wishan, Gorg Heft, Michael Bueckel (Hans Michael Binkley), Philip Stephan, Peter Hutziger, Gorg Bibighaus, Johan Jacob Hanschy, John Jacob Bachman, Sebastian Schab, Niclaus Walter, Jacob Gorgenhause, Gorg Brunner, Fritz Rech, Heinrich Surben, Baltzer Rathschmid, Abraham Huntzinger, Johan Peter Wisenandt, Johannes Bucher, Niclaus Weinhold, Adam Wisenand, Oursinus Frantz, Jacob Rimm, Abraham Rimm, Heinrich Haller, Niclaus Zoeller, David Boller, Abraham Kern, Leonhardt Muhman, Heinrich Aurwasser, Heinrich Schlabbach, Jeremias Zaemer, Gorg Adam Ebrecht, Hans Gorg Wolfersperger, Jacob Bollinger, Justus Kaufmann, Michael Schumacher, Gorg Schuessler, Gorg Trautman, Jocob Staehelein, Wilhelm Anspach, Antoni Bueler, Jacob Many, Hannes Binckely (Johannes Binkley), Heinrich Froelich.
   1743- From the Muddy Creek Reformed Church Records, East Cocalico Twp, Lancaster Co, PA. 9 July 1743, Pastor John Lischy. John Bingely and wife, Catherine, a daugher Sussana Baptized. Sponsors, Jacob Boesshar and Sussana Bingely. (This is Johannes Binkley Jr. and Catharina Werly. Also see Sussana Binkley as being the daughter of Johannes Binkley Sr., nothing more is known of this Sussana Binkley. THIS IS NOT HANS Michael Binkley'S DAUGHTER but the church is his church.
   FIRST RECORD FOUND FOR HANS MICHAEL SINCE COMING TO AMERICA- NEED LAND RECORD.
   1748- From the Muddy Creek Church Records, East Cocalico Twp, Lancaster Co, PA, 1730-1790, Pastor Conrad Templeman- Baptism- 5 October 1748- Michael Binckley and wife, Mary (Maria) Juliana were sponsors for Maria Juliana, daughter of Andrew Buschun and wife, Mary Catherine
   1750- The following record was found in the records of Rev. Waldschmidt. John Peter of Michael Benckle, bapt. August 1. 1750. Sponsors: John Peter Klein and Anna Eva Amweg. The Pastoral Records of the Rev. John Waldschmidt, Lancaster County, Vol. 1 & 2. 1752 - 1786. Translated by William J. Hinke, January 1943.
   1751- The following records came from the records of Rev. Waldschmidt. Maria Juliana of Jacob Worst, bapt. April 6, 1751. Sponsors: Michael Binckle and wife.
   1751- Again Michael Binckle and wife Maria Juliana are mentioned in the records of Muddy Creek Reformed Church, East Cocalico Twp, Lancaster County, PA. (Again we need to find this record.)
   1752- 1752 was the year Berks Co. was formed from parts of Bucks, Lancaster & Philadelphia Co.'s. The county seat became Reading, PA. Before that time Cocalico Twp, was in Lancaster Co. and that county seat was the town of Lancaster.
   1755- The following records came from the records of Rev. Waldschmidt. (See above 1750.) Maria Juliana of Peter Bollander, bapt. June 22, 1755. Sponsors: Michael Benckle and wife.
   1760- The following records are from the records of Rev. Walschmidt. Juliana of Adolf Zimmermann, bapt. March 16, 1760. Sponsors: Michael Binckly and wife.
   1771- From the book Pennsylvania Archives by David Martin in 1897, State Tax Lists. 1771, Cocalico Twp, Lancaster Co,Michael Bickly, 50 Acres, 2 Horses, Two Cows, 4.0#
   1772- Same as above.
   1775- On 23 March 1775 Michael is mentioned in a land transaction made by Henry Binkley of Berks County, PA. (We need to get a copy of that transaction because there is one record (From the book The Generations of Henry and Eliza (Share) Binkley) that mentions that Hans Michael Binkley and his son Heinrich Binkley's had adjoining land.) It is said that Heinrich Binkley purchased his land in 1771 from Ludwig Schweitzer. See more under Heinrich Binkleys.
   1775- Michael Binckle is mention with his wife Maria Juliana in the records of Muddy Creek Reformed Church, East Cocalico Twp. (We need to get a copy of that record for our files.)
   1775- The last record of Michael Binkley appears 27 March 1775, in land records in Berks Co,Heidleberg Twp, in deed book B, Volume 72, and page 145. (Again we need a copy of this land record so that it can be typed in here.)
   It appears that Hans Michael Binkley's land was lying in both, Cocalico Twp, Lancaster Co, PA and Heidleberg Twp, Berks Co, PA Seek a will and land records in both places.
   1776- Again we have unclear records: "There were several Binkley families living in the vicinity of the Berks/Lancaster County line during the Rev. War period and one story relates that one of these Binkleys was taken from his sick bed by the soldiers and ill used to the point of death or dies as a result."

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Father: Hans Binckli b: BET 30 MAR 1662 AND 30 MAR 1663 in Guggisberg, Bern, Switzerland

Mother: Barbara(Unknown) b: ABT 1665

Marriage 1 Maria Juliana Marx b: ABT 1712

   * Married: AFT 1735 in PA 3

Children

  1. Has Children Heinrich Binkley b: ABT 1739 in PA
  2. Has No Children Elisabetha Margaretha Binkley b: 10 OCT 1741 in Cocalico Twp, Lancaster Co, PA
  3. Has Children Marks Binkley b: 8 SEP 1747 in Cocalico Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
  4. Has Children Maria Dorothea Binkley b: ABT 1748
  5. Has Children Johann Peter Binkley b: 1 AUG 1750 in Cocalico Twp, Lancaster Co, PA

Sources:

  1. Title: LDS Film 1659451 Lambsborn Church Registers
  2. Title: Bridget McCartney Rogier
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Hans Michael Binckley's Timeline

1712
June 12, 1712
Wahlern-Guggisberg, Schwarzenburg District, Canton of Bern, Switzerland
1738
April 21, 1738
Age 25
Cocalico Twp.,Lancaster Co., PA or Funkstown, Washington Co., MD, USA
1739
1739
Age 26
PA, USA
1741
October 10, 1741
Age 29
Cocalico, PA, USA
1747
September 8, 1747
Age 35
Cocalico, Lancaster, PA, USA
1748
August 14, 1748
Age 36
Cocalico Twp.,Lancaster Co., PA, USA
1750
August 1, 1750
Age 38
Cocalico, PA, USA
1750
Age 37
Cocalico Twp.,Lancaster Co., PA, USA
1775
March 27, 1775
Age 62
Heidelberg Twp., Berks Co., PA.
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