Matthias Holstein, Jr.

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Matthias Holstein, Jr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Passyunk, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA, Passyunk, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Died in Matsunk, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Matthias Claesson Holstein and Helena Holstein
Husband of Brigitta Rambo
Father of Peter Holstein; Frederick Holstein; Bridget Holstein; Catharina Holstein; Debora Priest and 7 others
Brother of Laurence Holstein; Andrew Holstein and Frederick Holstein
Half brother of Peter Holstein and Unknown Holstein

Managed by: Pat Challis
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About Matthias Holstein, Jr.

He was a warden and vestryman for Gloria Dei Church from 1707 to 1709, but soon moved to Matsunk (the Swedes' tract in Upper Merion Township in present Montgomery County), where he established a large farm in the vicinity of present Bridgeport. He was also active politically and was five times elected to the Pennsylvania Assembly (in 1718 and from 1722 to 1725).

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Matthias Holstein, Jr.'s Timeline

1681
July 1, 1681
Passyunk, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
1705
October 10, 1705
Age 24
1706
1706
Age 24
1709
1709
Age 27
1712
1712
Age 30
1713
1713
Age 31
1714
September 5, 1714
Age 33
1716
April 15, 1716
Age 34
1717
December 2, 1717
Age 36
1720
April 23, 1720
Age 38