Johannes "John" Broyles

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Johannes Broyles

Also Known As: ""Hans"", "John"
Birthplace: Dusslingen, Wuerttemberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: Died in Fork 1 Rapidan River, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Spotsylvania, VA
Immediate Family:

Son of Conrad Broyles and Margaretha Schelling
Husband of Ursula Broyles and Ursula "Ulsey" Ruop
Father of Hans Jacob Broyles; Mattheus Broyles; John Broyles; Elizabeth BROYLES; Conrad (or Concrad) Briles (or Broyles, or Breuel) and 8 others
Brother of Anna Breyel; Agnes Breuel; Martinus Breuel; Agnes (Breuel) Breyel; Barbara Breuel and 1 other

Occupation: Weaver
Managed by: Ryan David McNEILL
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About Johannes "John" Broyles

Born in Germany, John Broyles came to the U.S. with his wife and children (Chren Conrad & Elizabeth) about 1718.

Though born in the village of Dusslingen in Württemberg, Johannes moved, perhaps around the year 1700, to Ötisheim, a small village approximately 40 miles north as the crow flies. There he met and married Ursula Ruop, daughter of a local gravedigger. And there he and Ursula began raising their family.

Johannes' father Conrad was a farmer, and Johannes was the eldest son, thus entitling him to a good inheritance, but he forsook this to make his living as a weaver in Ötisheim. Perhaps it was this sense of trying the unknown that prompted him and Ursula to join a group of families making the voyage to the New World.

There can be no doubt that Johannes and Ursula Breyhel of Ötisheim are identical to John and Urseley Broyle of Germanna. The names and ages of their children match perfectly with what is known, and they disappeared from the Ötisheim records at just the right time.

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Johannes "John" Broyles's Timeline

May 1, 1679
Dusslingen, Wuerttemberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
May 1, 1679
Dußlingen, Würtemberg, Baden
November 6, 1703
Age 24
Otisheim, Germany
March 26, 1705
Age 25
Ötisheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
March 26, 1705
Age 25
November 24, 1706
Age 27
Otisheim , Dusslington, Germany
Age 26
Age 28
July 2, 1709
Age 30
Ötisheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Age 29