Joseph Schantz Johns, Sr.

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Joseph Schantz Johns, Sr.

Birthplace: Switzerland
Death: Died in Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Michel Schantz and Magdalena Schantz
Husband of Veronica "Freni" Johns
Father of David Johns; Barbara H. Johns; Veronica Johns; Joseph Schantz Johns, Jr. and Sarah Eash
Brother of Magdalena Nafziger; Peter Schantz and Veronica Christner

Managed by: Diann Lynn Stutzman
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About Joseph Schantz Johns, Sr.

He immigrated in 1768

Founded Johnstown Pennsylvania

Founder of the city of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Laid out the city charter in 1800.

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Joseph Schantz Johns, Sr.'s Timeline

November 8, 1749
July 30, 1779
Age 29
January 22, 1782
Age 32
Johnstown, PA, USA
January 22, 1786
Age 36
January 19, 1792
Age 42
Berlin, Somerset, PA, United States
January 26, 1794
Age 44
Somerset, PA, USA
January 18, 1813
Age 63
Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States
Pennsylvania, United States