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Rev John Roads (1712 - 1764)

"Rev. John "Hans" Roads", "Roads", "Hans Roads"

The photograph shows the DAR marker erected to Reverend John Rhodes on the site of the Rhoades homestead where the Rhodes Massace occurred in 1764 in Page County, Virginia. - Danny Chris Ivyt tJohn Rho...

7/14/2008 12/16/2021

Jacob Harvey Frick (1717 - 1799)

The Frick familiy is of Swiss origin, being among the early German emigrants of the Baptist persuasion who settled along the Schuylkill in Chester and Montgomery Counties. Jacob Frick, September, 1733,...

12/23/2008 9/1/2020

Peter Mylin Bricker (1700 - 1761)

GEDCOM Note ===Peter Bricker, later to settle in Cocalico, Pennsylvania in 1732, was baptized Peter Bruegger on February 14, 1700 in the Reformed church of Frutigen, Switzerland, and was identified in ...

6/14/2010 4/14/2020

John Johannes Hottel MP (1681 - 1760)

"Johannes Hodel", "John"

was of Swiss lineage, a Palatinate immigrant Find a grave memorial They spent their early years in the region of Alsheim bei Gronau,in the Rhineland-pfalz(Palatinate),southwest of Manheim and nortwest ...

2/19/2007 3/25/2020

Jacob Seiler, Powwower (1715 - 1793)

Jacob Seiler/Saylor immigrated 15 Sep 1749 on ship Phoenix. First Mennonite minister in Somerset Co., PA.Following contribution from Capt (#47510447):Jacob married Magdalena Stald 19 March 1739. Magdal...

6/4/2007 11/24/2018

Jacob Erb MP (1726 - 1810)

Ephata Martyrs MirrorJacob, son of Nicholas married Maria on Sept 22, 1747 and had the following children: Anna (Mar 28, 1750), Maria (Mar 4, 1752) amd Jacob (March 19, 1754). After Maria's death in 17...

10/27/2008 8/22/2018

Yost Harbaugh (1703 - 1762)

"Yost Harbaugh", "Sr.", "or Yost the Elder", "Joost Harbaugh"

was "the immigrant" whose prolific Harbaugh descendants are too numerous to count and are located all across the United States. He was born in Germany around 1700, and set sail to America with his thre...

1/26/2009 8/15/2018

Capt. Yost Harbaugh (1741 - 1831)


Patriot in the American Revolution with the rank of Captain. DAR# A051323 Name: Yost HarbaughSex: MBirth: 11 OCT 1741 in Berks Co., PADeath: 1 AUG 1831 in Washington Co., MD of Asiatic choleraDeath: 16...

9/21/2009 8/15/2018

Anna Kendig Bauman MP (1680 - 1725)

Said to be the daughter of The Bishop Hans Herr & Elizabeth Mylin Herr , Anna, and their children, should be noted as the initial immigrant family in the Herr-Kendig-Bowman-Weber migration chain from t...

5/25/2017 6/30/2018

Nicholas Haldeman MP (1718 - c.1787)

"Nichlos Haldeman"

Moved in 1765 from Salford Twp., Montgomery County to Charlestown Twp., Chester County Nicholas Haldeman II came to America with his parents. He was naturalized same time as his father (Nicholas Ha...

3/16/2007 6/9/2018

John Hochstetler MP (1730 - 1805)

"Hochstedler", "Hostetler", "Hochstetler", "Johann Hostetter"

See the Media section for other photos. (The following very interesting notes were written by John Lemuel Wissinger, profile manager): not-so-brief biography Born ca. 1735 in Europe, probably a...

1/17/2007 2/28/2018

Jacob Mathias Showalter, VI MP (1702 - 1773)

in Philadelphia with wife and eleven children on November 3, 1750, on the ship "Brotherhood", commanded by Captain John Thomson. Ship departed Rotterdam, with last port Cowes, England (Rupp, Brown). Se...

3/19/2007 2/18/2018

Abraham Baer (c.1712 - 1783)

"Abraham Bar", "Abraham Bear"

Note about immigration:Abraham's brother and father immigrated aboard the Princess Augusta in 1736, but Abraham is not on that roster. He came aboard the Brigantine John in the same year, as "Abraham B...

9/18/2008 2/17/2018

DAR# A014551

9/6/2007 10/6/2017

Jagely Jacob Bär MP (1683 - 1740)

Birth: Dec. 30, 1683, Zurich, Bezirk Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland* Death: 1740, Elkton, Rockingham County, Virginia, USAEmmigrated from Hausen, Canton Zurich, Switzerland to the Pensylvania Colony wit...

9/3/2008 9/26/2017

Hans Heinrich Bär, II MP (1648 - 1715)

From Jane Evans Best, PA Mennonite Heritage, vol IX no 4, p20: [Hans Bär] was listed in the Hausen census until 1709, but there is no record of his death in Hausen. She believes that he was the Hans Pa...

5/3/2008 9/23/2017

Jacob Burkholder, Sr. (1747 - 1817)

Jacob Burkholder was born of Mennonite parents who moved to Germany soon after his birth. This was in order to escape religious prosecution. He was educated in Mannheim, in the province of Baden, Jacob...

8/20/2008 8/16/2017

Hans Howry MP (1678 - bef.1737)

S_M NWN From Lenzburg, Aargan (Aargau), Switzerland. Married Ann, 1690~,, (i1711) ^ Hans and his wife and his brother Ulrich immigrated to PA in 1711. Took out patents for 300 acres near Strasburg, PA ...

11/20/2008 5/28/2017

Johann Martin Houser MP (1731 - 1777)


DAR# A057587 Colonial America Lancaster County married 1754 in Lower Paxton, Dauphin, PA Martin Houser (1731-1800) - My ancestor. He could possibly be the Georg Martin Hauser who came on the Phoenix in...

10/22/2008 5/17/2017

Benjamin Whitmer (1669 - 1756)

Emigrated in 1716. Naturalized in 1739.

11/20/2008 5/12/2017

Abraham Kauffman MP (1741 - c.1802)

DAR# A063700

3/7/2009 5/8/2017

Johannes 'John' Sallade (1738 - 1827)

"Solliday", "Soliday", "Sallade", "Salade", "Sallada", "Salladay", "Saladay", "John", "Johan", "Johann", "Johannes"

DAR# A099344

9/25/2008 5/2/2017

Barbara Bär Martin MP (1702 - 1742)

is a GrandDaughter of Hans Herr. She died from complications of childbirth on 08/08/1742 after giving birth to her last son, George H. Martin. Barbara's first marriage was to Henry G. Miller. Her secon...

12/13/2007 5/2/2017

Jacob Souder (1696 - 1737)

It is likely that Jacob Souders parents were Mennonites from Hirzel, in northeast Switzerland,near Zurich. It is believed that they were forced to leave because of their Anabaptist beliefs.Souders mean...

11/14/2008 4/30/2017

Ulrich Owen Bruner, Sr. MP (1730 - 1821)


DAR# A016185 Source: Biographical Annals of Lancaster Co., Pa., 1903 by J. H. Beers & Co., page 1188-1189. ALFRED COOKMAN BRUNER, attorney-at-law and real estate dealer at Columbia, is a native of the ...

1/4/2014 4/29/2017

Hans Huber MP (1662 - 1750)

Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Nov 4 2016, 0:31:46 UTC * Find a grave memorial Birth: 1670, Switzerland Death: Oct., 1750 Groffdale, Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USAHans Huber and his ...

9/26/2013 3/28/2017

Ulrich Hans Longenecker MP (1711 - 1793)

"Ulrich Hans Langenegger"

emigrated from Bern, Switzerland, with his father in 1733. He purchased land in Rapho Twp, Lancaster County, from Thomas Penn, son of William Penn, in 1742. Rev Abraham Longenecker, one of his 15 child...

11/20/2008 3/23/2017

Rev Abraham Longenecker MP (1748 - 1823)

Tombstone spelling is Langnecker LONGENECKER, ABRAHAM, DAR Ancestor #: A071352 Service: PENNSYLVANIA Rank: PRIVATE Birth: 7-1-1748 LANCASTER CO PENNSYLVANIA Death: 7-23-1823 DAUPHIN CO PEN...

11/20/2008 3/22/2017

Rev. John Stoeckle (1802 - 1879)

"Johannes Stoeckle", "John Steckle", "John Steckley" ;The J. Steckle Heritage Homestead is named in honour of John Steckle (Stoeckle), a farmer, weaver, and pastor of Mennonite faith, originally from Switzerland. He and...

11/16/2014 3/20/2017

Melchior Erisman MP (1699 - 1740)

Melchior Erisman's descendant Gary Hawbaker (1999, ) wrote that "Melchior and Edith Erisman [were] early immigrants to Lancaster County, PA." * Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Nov 8 2017, 1...

2/21/2007 3/17/2017

Alfred J. Beyeler (1870 - 1947)

Birth: Feb. 17, 1870, Switzerland Death: Dec. 4, 1947 Orrville Wayne County Ohio, USASon of Joseph & Rosine (Graf) Beyeler. Married Elizabeth Geiser. Married Amelia Kneuss. Wayne Co., Ohio death cert...

10/5/2010 1/28/2017

Francis Buckwalter (1665 - 1723)

Francis, a Mennonite farmer, married Mary Durst Mellinger in 1692 and they immigrated with their family to America in 1717.Married Mary Mellinger, 1668,, ^ in Switzerland. To Coventry, Chester Co., PA ...

10/7/2007 12/23/2016

Theodorus Yost Buchwalter MP (1701 - 1782)

"Buchwalter", "Durst Buchwalter"

The Mennonite farmer Theodorus Yost was the son of Francis Bough Buchwalter and Mary Durst Mellinger. He immigrated with his parents to America in 1717.He married Barbara Witmer Landis during 1724 in L...

7/12/2008 12/23/2016

Barbara Buckwalter-Myer (Landis) MP (1702 - 1782)

"Barbara Witmer (Landis) [Myer] Buchwalter"

Birth: 1702 Zürich, Switzerland Death: 1782 Lampeter Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USABarbara, a mennonite, was the daughter of Jacob Landis and Anna Witmer. She immigrated with her parents through ...

10/7/2007 12/22/2016

Anna Marie Blough MP (1736 - c.1815)

"Mary Anne Kauffman"

Wife of Jacob Blough/Blauch, Sr.Most likely her marker is one of the unmarked fieldstones next to Jacob.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Jun 18 2020, 17:36:34 UTC

6/4/2007 11/9/2016

Jacob G. Blough, Sr. MP (1736 - 1810)

BLOUGH, JACOB, DAR Ancestor #: A011484 * Service: PENNSYLVANIA Rank: PRIVATE * Birth: 1736 SWITZERLAND * Death: 1811 SOMERSET CO PENNSYLVANIA * Service Source: PA ARCH, 5TH SER, VOL 7, PP 552, 867, 951...

6/4/2007 11/9/2016

Abraham Herr MP (1637 - 1727)

12/13/2007 10/30/2016

Hans Graff MP (1661 - 1746)

"Hans Conrad", "Hans George"

Hans GROFF His date of death is often mistakenly written as 1740 because of the engraving on a plague.Notes from Janet and Robert Wolfe Genealogy Gateway * Father: Marx GRAF * Mother: Susanna KENDIG * ...

6/27/2007 10/21/2016

Johannes Jacob Landis MP (1667 - 1730)


Father: Hans Heinrich Landis b: ABT 1620 Mother: Barbara Bueler b: ABT 1620Marriage 1 Ann Witmer b: NOV 1671 Children John Landis , (i1717) b: 1696 Benjamin Landis , Rev. (i1717) b: 1697 Barbara Landis...

7/12/2008 10/20/2016

Birth: Sep. 2, 1697 Zürich, Switzerland Death: 1781 Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USABenjamin married Maria Herr Weber during 1729 in East Lampeter Township, Lancaster Co., PA. She was also born in ...

2/18/2007 10/20/2016

Hans (John) Hess MP (1683 - 1733)

"John Hess", "Hans or John Hess", "Hans Ulrich (John) Hess"

Notes from Aunt Bert: Hess line: Michael Hess 1715 – 1760; Hans Hess 1683 – 1735 ; Jacob Hess 1584; Heinrich Hess 1536 Find a Grave Birth: Jul. 1, 1683, Switzerland Death: 1733 Pequea Lancaster Count...

6/12/2008 5/17/2016

Jacob Hege Lehman MP (1723 - 1794)

"Jacob Leaman"

DAR# A043038 Jacob Hege Lehman @ find a grave Jacob was b. ca. 1723, immigrated in 1727 with parents from Holland. Jacob resided on a farm in what is now Derry Township, Dauphin County, PA, near the pr...

3/28/2008 9/21/2015

Wendel Santmann Bauman MP (1680 - 1735)

"Wendell Bowman", "Wendel Wyatt Bauman", "Wendel Wyatt Bowman", "Wendel Wynant F. Bauman"

The Genealogical Record of Reverend Hans Herr written in 1908 by Theodore W Herr, Genealogist, after much research has a list of the children of Rev. Hans Herr. Anna is not included. I wonder if Anna, ...

2/24/2008 11/11/2013

Christian Berkey, Sr. (c.1715 - c.1797)

"Christian /Burgi/"

BIRTH: 1715, Switzerland DEATH: Berks Co., PA IMMIGRATION: 8 Oct 1737, Arrived Philadelphia on the "Charming Nancy" BAPTISM: 31 Mar 1735, Switzerland Father: Leonard BURGI Mother: Anna Catherine FACESC...

10/29/2008 11/10/2013

Catherina (Catherine) Hedwig Berkey (c.1717 - 1799)

"Saylor", "Seiler"

Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jun 20 2018, 6:46:42 UTC * Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jun 20 2018, 6:51:01 UTC

10/29/2008 11/10/2013

Christian Daniel Miller, Sr. MP (1708 - 1777)

Note: Don't confuse with Christian Miller of Lynn Township. This is his grave, not Christian Daniel's:* Daniel Miller was born 1708 in Europe. He married Anna Mishler. She was born ABT 1710 in Europe.N...

7/17/2007 11/10/2013

John M. Miller, Sr. MP (c.1724 - 1798)

"Indian", "Indian John", "Wounded John", "Hannes", "Hans", "The Foreigner", "Crippled John"

"Hannes" M. Miller, Sr. b.c.1724 in La Sagneule, Switzerland d. July 17, 1798 in Brothersvalley, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. One source says born in Salles, Bas Rhin, France about 1730. Nick...

5/5/2007 11/10/2013

Anna Kauffman MP (1687 - c.1730)

6/4/2007 11/10/2013

Isaac Mergerdt Kauffman, II MP (1685 - 1738)

Settled in Northern Berks County, Pennsylvania Imm Sept 24, 1737 on "Virtuous Grace" KF ÙCiÙDResidence:ÙC/iÙD Homberg until 1714 1807 Moved his family from Berks Co to Conemaugh Twshp, Somerset Co, PA ...

6/4/2007 11/10/2013

Christian Kauffman, I (1728 - 1764)

Reference: RootsWeb's WorldConnect - SmartCopy : Aug 15 2017, 20:46:03 UTC === GEDCOM Note ===Arrival=== GEDCOM Note ===Y === GEDCOM Source ===MH:S500002 FamilySearch Stammbaum MyHeritage Der FamilySea...

6/4/2007 11/10/2013

Maria Herr Landis MP (1695 - 1787)

"Maria Herr Weber"

Maria emmigrated with her parents from Switzerland to America in 1710. The family relocated during 1717 to Lancaster Co., PA. She was raised on the Weber "Weizenthal" pioneer homestead. The house, buil...

2/18/2007 11/10/2013

Heinrich Herr Weber MP (1690 - 1745)

"Henry", "Heinrich Herr Weber"

Henry Weber: In May or June, 1745, the remains of Henry Weber, owner of the land from which half of the graveyard was taken, were borne across the fields from his humble home on the east banks of what ...

6/26/2007 11/10/2013

George Herr Weaver MP (1693 - 1772)

George Weber: The remains of George Weber, who is supposed to have been the youngest of the three original settlers in the vale, were carried hither from his home erected at the beautiful springs, the ...

7/26/2007 11/10/2013

1747, two years after the death of his brother Henry, the older brother, Jacob, also the father of a large family, who were older than Henry's family, died in the home founded by him, also on the east ...

4/23/2008 11/10/2013

Johann Jakob Stutzman, III (1705 - 1775)

"Jacob Stutzmann"

(Information from the book, Descendants of Barbara Hochstedler by Rev. Harvey Hostetler, D.D. of Family 3634) Jacob Stutzman, son of Johan (John) Stutzman. (p. 6, & #1 p. 37).Recorded in his name are 1...

5/4/2008 11/10/2013

Magdalena Maudlin Steck (c.1710 - c.1760)


Magdalena Steck Stutzmann Birth: 1710, Switzerland Death: 1760 Berks County Pennsylvania, USAFamily links: Spouse: Johann Jakob Stutzmann (1705 - 1775) Children: Christian Stutzman (1732 - 1770)Buria...

11/29/2008 11/10/2013

Maria Catharina Lorentz (c.1680 - 1782)

6/13/2007 11/10/2013

Christoph Adam Lorentz (1680 - 1757)

6/13/2007 11/10/2013

Samuel C Miller (1736 - 1785)

to Jonathan and Katie Miller Eash Family Genealogy (Wilbur Hostetler, 1978):Immigrant 1763; served in Revolution; during absence wife died, having placed children in Amish and Mennonite homes; remarrie...

6/28/2007 11/10/2013

Unknown Hochstetler MP (1701 - 1757)


From Steven Ray Johns: see the "Mrs. Jacob Hochstetler" findagrave site: Note: Her name was not "Eva Lorentz" as some persons have suggested. The surname was speculation by the author of the original H...

6/13/2007 11/10/2013

Jacob H. Hochstetler, II MP (1712 - 1776)

From Joanna (Hockstetler) Ladson:I've been in contact with a Hochstetler genealogist, Daniel Hochstetler, secretary of JHFA, Inc., who has provided me a lot of information regarding Jacob. His birthdat...

1/17/2007 11/10/2013

from the book, Descendants of Barbara Hochstedler by Rev. Harvey Hostetler, D.D. of Family 3634) Christian Stutzman, son of Jacob Stutzman. (#1, p. 37) Married Barbara Hochstedler, daughter of Jacob Ho...

12/13/2007 11/10/2013

Hans Mast (1664 - 1772)

"Hans Mast", "John"

6/1/2008 11/10/2013

Abraham Troyer (1659 - 1760)

12/30/2008 11/10/2013

Barbara Joder MP (1698 - bef.1798)

17. BARBARA YODER was born 1700 in BERN CANTON,SWI. 'Children of BARBARA YODER and JACOB YODER are: i. MICHAEL YODER was born 1730 in BERN CANTON,SWI, and died 1799 in UNION TWP,MIFFLIN CO,PA.8. ii. JA...

8/20/2008 11/10/2013

Joseph Ulrich Mischler MP (1700 - 1756)

"Joseph Ulrich Mishler"

Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Oct 26 2019, 19:10:39 UTC Joseph Mishler was born circa 1700. The Mishler Family arrived in America on the ship Phoenix in 1749. Joseph Mishler died circa...

1/14/2008 11/10/2013

Jacob Saylor Burkey (c.1738 - 1805)

"Jacob /Burgi/", "Jacob /Berkey/"

17. BARBARA YODER was born 1700 in BERN CANTON,SWI.Children of BARBARA YODER and JACOB YODER are:i. MICHAEL YODER was born 1730 in BERN CANTON,SWI, and died 1799 in UNION TWP,MIFFLIN CO,PA.8. ii. JACOB...

6/4/2007 11/10/2013

From the following source: : Johannes (GB1) GERBERSex: MBirth: ABT. 1723 in EuropeDeath: 13 MAY 1777 in Cumru Twp., Berks Co., PAResidence: 1762 Taxed in Cumru Twp., Berks Co., PABurial: 1777 Gerber-Fi...

4/21/2008 11/10/2013

"Strong Jacob" Yoder MP (1726 - 1790)

"Strong Jacob"

Please do not make changes to the data in this profile without first citing an uploaded document (or uploading a document and citing it) using Geni's tools. 17. BARBARA YODER was born 1700 in BERN CANT...

11/4/2007 11/10/2013

Hans Ulrich* Howry MP (bef.1694 - 1723)

"Woolrich Howry", "Ulrich Handy", "Ulrich Henry"

Hans Ulrich Hauri, son of Hans and Anna (Widmer) Hauri, was probably the Ulrich Howry of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The use of a middle name as the primary name was common among Germans and Pennsy...

4/16/2010 11/10/2013

Hans Hauri "the Woolweaver" MP (bef.1641 - 1717)

"Hans J. Houwery"

The Hans Hauri who was baptized 25 December 1641 in Schöftland was probably a Mennonite and is the best candidate for the Hans who left Switzerland in 1711.He is a good candidate for several reasons. H...

11/7/2010 11/10/2013

David Martin MP (1691 - 1784)

=Order of Wives=#Anna Herr Weber to 1727. married 1711. Probably died with birth of Henry#Barbara Miller Herr (widow of Henry Miller) to 1742. Probably died with birth of George#Anna Groff to 1759#Eliz...

3/9/2007 11/9/2013

Hans "Johann Anton" Weber MP (1658 - 1724)

"Hans "Johann Anton" Ruggin Weber/Waber"

"Johann Anton" is the name by which he is usually identified, but the name Anton is legendary with an unknown origin. On all the documents related to his estate his name is simply "Hans Weber." Johann ...

6/26/2007 11/9/2013

The Bishop Hans Herr MP (1639 - 1725)

"Hans HESS Herr"

HERR, REV. HANS Sept. 17, 1639-Oct.11, 1725b. Switzerland; interment: Willow St. Mennonite. Settled: Near Lampeter- later lived in Willow Street - Lancaster County, PAWarrent issued Oct. 23, 1710 Surve...

7/30/2007 11/9/2013