Johannes Hunsicker

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Johannes Hunsicker

Birthplace: Schalbach, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany
Death: December 17, 1800 (78)
Heidelberg Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Heidelberg Union Cemetery, Heidelberg Twp, Lehigh, Pa
Immediate Family:

Son of Johannes Ulrich Hunsicker and Sarah Teller Hunsicker
Husband of Marie Magdalena Hunsicker
Father of Jacob Hunsicker; Johann Theobald Hunsucker; Anna Maria Susanna Rex; Johannes Hunsicker; Magdalena Peter and 4 others
Brother of Peter Hunsaker

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About Johannes Hunsicker

Family Trees have Johannes Peter, Johannes George, Johannes Peter George, or Johannes. The fact is his name was Johannes on his tombstone, will, baptism, and ship. He was born in Schalbach, Mosell, Lorraine, France also known as Alsace Lorraine TO Johannes Ulrich and Sara (Diller) Hunsicker. He immigrated Sept 15, 1748 on the ship "Two Brothers".

His baptismal sponsors were Stephen Paillet, Jacob Tiller/Diller, Veronica Hunsicker wife of Peter Bless/Blas of Rauweiler

His will is of record in the court house at Easton, Pa. It was made Nov. 23, 1780, and probated Dec. 17, 1800. It is recorded in Will Book 4, page 38. The witnesses to it were George Bloss, Jacob Peter, and George Horn

History of the counties of Lehigh and Carbon, in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania (1884) by : Mathews, Alfred, 1852-1904 ; Hungerford, Austin N Publisher: Philadelphia : Everts & Richards Pg 271 and 272 Jacob Peter, who on Nov. 10, 1764, conveyed the same to John Hunsicker, Sr., who by deed dated Oct. 26, 1787, conveyed the same to his son, Jacob Hunsicker, who died leaving a widow and seven children, and at an Orphans' Court held at Easton, Jan. 11, 1797, the said land, then consisting of two hundred and sixty acres, was accepted by John Hunsicker, eldest son of Jacob Hunsicker, who by his deed dated July 19, 1779, conveyed one hundred and thirty-seven and one-quarter acres thereof to Bernhard Neff, son of Ulrich Neff.

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA. DAR Ancestor A060096

Johannes Hunsicker was the first of the family of that name known to be in the township [Heidelberg]. His son Henry [Hunsicker] married Maria Barbara Huff in 1786, by whom he had three sons and six daughters. She died in 1802, aged thirty-eight years.

His children included:

  • Jacob Hunsicker (1743, married Anna Catharina Arner),
  • Dewalt Johann Theobold Hunsicker (1743/1744),
  • Johannes (John) Hunsicker (1755, married Catharine Stiegerwalt),
  • Magdalena Hunsicker (1757, married William Peter),
  • James Hunsicker
  • Casper Hunsicker (married Susannah Margaretha Best),
  • Maria Susanna Hunsicker
  • Heinrich (Henry) Hunsicker (married Maria Barbara Huff),
  • Joseph Hunsicker (1762)
  • Peter H. Hunsicker (1771)

In 1781, Casper, Jacob and John were in Heidelberg Township.

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Johannes Hunsicker's Timeline

August 24, 1722
Schalbach, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany
August 24, 1722
Schalbach, Moselle, Grand Est, France
Schalbach, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany
January 24, 1744
Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
January 24, 1744
Age 21
Ranweiller,, Alsace Lorraine
October 25, 1755
Heidelberg, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, United States
Heidelberg, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States
December 28, 1757
Heidelberg, Northampton, Pennsylvania
Heidelberg, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States