Johann Christopher Suss

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Johann Christopher Suss

German: Johann Christopher Süss
Also Known As: "Christopher Suss"
Birthdate: (42)
Birthplace: Gräben, Brandenburg, Germany
Death: November 25, 1766 (42)
Cumberland County, PA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Balthasar Suss and Maria Barbara Suss
Husband of Catarina Elizabetha Elizabeth Suss
Father of Johann "Melchior" Melchoir Seese, MP; Emanuel Seese and Johann Casper Cease
Brother of Anna Christina Margaretha Stover; Christina Barbara Suss; Johann Emanuel Susz (Suss, Seese, Seas, Sease); Eva Elisabetha Stover; Maria Barbara Suss and 1 other

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About Johann Christopher Suss

A Christoph Seese (in some records spelled Süss & Siess), born about 1715, and his wife

He was from Eschelbach (Lutheran), Baden, Germany and appears in the "Colonial America,1607-1789 PA Census Index," page 435.

Names of Foreigners Who Took the Oath of Allegiance, 1727-1775 Page 366

List of Foreigners Imported in the 'Snow Kettey", Theophilus Barnes, Commander, from Rotterdam. Last from Portsmouth, England Qualified Oct 16, 1752


Susanna Anhaus (spelled in Germany as Anhausen) came to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in October 1752 with their children 

He married 1st [-?-] Christoph had other children by his first marriage but they died in Germany except for :

  • Johann Jacob (b. Dec. 29,1739 in Germany);
  • Mary Catharina (b. Feb. 21, 1741 in Germany); and

Susanna was the second wife of Christoph (baptized as "Johann Christopffel") and they were married on Sept. 1, 1750 in Germany. Christoph & Susanna had one child from their marriage,

  • Eva Catharina (b. June 9, 1751 in Germany).

3rd. wife - 3 Jul 1759 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Anna Maria Faubel Suesse born 31 Oct 1737 in Kandel, Pfalz. Her parents were Johannes W. Faubell (b. 1696) and Anna Maria Roth (b. 1696). They were married 10 Jan 1719 in Ottershiem, Bavaria. She was in fact Johann Jacob Faubel's aunt.

Süsse, Mrs. Anna Maria

  • Relationship: Mother
  • Child: Catharina Süsse
  • Birth/Baptism Date: 26 Aug 1763
  • Location: Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster
  • County: Lancaster
  • State: Pennsylvania
  • Father: Christoph Süsse
  • Mother: Mrs. Anna Maria Süsse

Süss, Mrs. Anna Maria

  • Relationship: Mother
  • Child: Martin Süss
  • Birth/Baptism Date: 14 Nov 1765
  • Location: Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster
  • County: Lancaster
  • State: Pennsylvania
  • Father: Christoph Süss
  • Mother: Mrs. Anna Maria Süss

Süss, Anna Maria

  • Relationship: Child
  • Child: Anna Maria Süss
  • Birth/Baptism Date: 9 Sep 1761
  • Location: Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster
  • County: Lancaster
  • State: Pennsylvania
  • Father: Christoph Süss
  • Mother: Mrs. Anna Maria Süss


2. Johann Christopher Suss (Johann Balthasar Suss2, Johann Caspar Suss1) was born ABT 1725 in Germany. He married Catharine Elizabeth Hager 21 OCT 1746 in Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania, daughter of Georg Friedrich Hager and Anna Margaretha Stober. She was born 27 AUG 1727, and died AFT 1778.


Children of Johann Christopher Suss and Catharine Elizabeth Hager are:

  • 5 i. Catarina Margareta Sussas born 14 NOV 1748 in Brickerville, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania
*  	6	  ii.	Sabina "Sarah" Suss was born 24 FEB 1756 in Brickerville, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania.
  • + 7 iii. Johann Melchior Suss was born 27 FEB 1759 in Brickerville, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania, and died 27 JUN 1835 in Springs, Somerset Co, Pennsylvania. He married Sophia Lint ABT 1783, daughter of Conrath Thomas Lind and Magdalena [Lind]. She was born 26 DEC 1762 in Lancaster, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania, and died 17 NOV 1854 in Quemahoning Twp, Somerset Co, Pennsylvania.
  • 8 iv. Johann Balthaser Suss was born 19 JAN 1754.

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Johann Christopher Suss's Timeline

November 3, 1724
Gräben, Brandenburg, Germany
August 26, 1747
Age 22
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
February 27, 1759
Age 34
Lancaster, PA, USA
November 25, 1766
Age 42
Cumberland County, PA, USA