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About Johann Franz Hilgert
Received from Patrice Schadt: email@example.com via electronic mail on April 05, 2001. Copied by Ellen Louise Gruver-Magee on April 25, 2001.
Johan left the town of Argental in the District of Simmern, which is about 30 km west of Mainz. He received manumission from serfdom on March 15, 1751. For this he had to pay 40. He immigrated in September 1751 on the Ship Edinburgh. Master of The Edinburgh was James Russell. Johan took the Oath of Allegiance to the King at Philadelphia on September 16, 1751. He settled in Centerville, Upper Mt. Bethel Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.
Sources: Werner Hacker, Auswanderungen aus Rheinpfalz und Saarland im 18 Jahrhundert, (Stuttgart, 1987) p. 413.
See C. Shirey file on family of Johann "Frantz" Hilgert/Hilliard.Arrived in Philadelphia from Germany aboard the "Edinburg" in 1751. Itis believed that the descendants of Johann changed the name toHILLIARD. The Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society (WPGS) mayhave additional information about this family.
!DAR: APPLICATION NATIONAL NUMBER 63604
!NAME: ABOVE APPLICATION HAS HIS NAME AS "Von Johann Franz Hilgirt"
!grave stone: it reads: "HIER RUHET DER LEIB VAN JOHANN FRANZ HILGERT
ER WARD ZUR WELT GEBOREN DEN 1ST FEBRUAR 1722. 1ST GESTORBEN
DEN 19T AUGUST 1797 ALTER 75 I 6M 4 T
!BOOK:F157 f.NYE9 EYERMAN , JOHN. THE OLD GRAVEYARDS OF
Facts about this person:
CENTERVILLE, NORTHAMPTON, PA
Registrar of Wills
Northampton County Government Center
669 Washington St.
Easton, Pa. 18042-7486
289 HILGERT, Francis Upper Mt. Bethel yeoman
16-5-1796 - 21-9-1797
dau Ann-Mary wife of Abraham HOUCK
dau Catharina wife of Adam MAN(U)NY
son Abraham (deceased) his widow and 4 children
ex. son Peter and friend Jacob RICK
wit. Dietrick BERG, Cathn. BERG and Hugh FORESMAN