Philadelphia Fall , without taking an oath. Breneisen, Joh. Friedrich b. Rudolff b. Martin b. Cunradt b. Valentin Brenneisen and wife Margaretha sp.
Stoever's Records: m. Urigh died, leaving land to two step-sons, Conrad and Valentine Breneisen.
Valentine released his right to Conrad on 15 Mar. Patented 13 Feb. Rudolph Breneisen nat. Philadelphia 10 April Branthoover, , p. John Gehr and George Yundt. Johnnes Urick seal. The above will is transcribed from the original which is written in German. Item, I give to the Church wardens of the Luthern Church built on George Verns land the sum of Five pounds to be laid out by them towards the keeping up and in repair the said Church.
Item, I give to the poor, the blind and lame who go about the Country for relief the Sum of Five pounds - to be delivered into the hands of my friend John Schultz and by him distributed among such poor aforesaid. The said Sums to be paid to the use aforesaid by my Executor within two Months after my decease. Item, I give to my beloved wife Barbara the choice of one of my Beds and Bed Cloaths and one Chest and the one third of the remainder of all my Estate, real and personal whatsoever. To be paid to her within one year after my decease by my Executor herein after named.
I give to my daughter Cathrine the Sum of Twenty-five pounds Pennsylvania Money, to be paid to her by my said Executor within three years after my decease, and I do appoint my brother-in-law Philip Shaffer to take care of the said Money to put it out on Interest and pay her such a sum of it at any time as he shall think necessary towards her maintainance and learning, and the whole of it he shall pay to her or her heirs when she is Eighteen years of age.
Item, all the rest and residue of my goods chattels and personal Estate whatsoever I give to my Four Brothers viz Martin, Jacob, Cunrad. Signed Sealed and delivered by the said Rudolph Branisen as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us, who were present at the Signing and Sealing thereof. Sealed and signed Rudolph Branisen. FHL film it. Parish Registers ," p.
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John Casper Stoever of Lancaster Co. It was built in and was used jointly by the Lutheran and Reformed congregations. John Casper Stoever formed the congregation in Stoever called it 'the church on the Quittapahilla' because he lived and had a mill on that stream. The Hill Church was the first organization for religious services in what is now Lebanon County and was the first to erect church buildings. According to Egle's history of Lebanon County, ' I'm stil I am not researching that line I was researching the Stoever records as I have many lines listed in it and happened to come across that name and remembered the Although a Lutheran, the minister was often The marriage was performed by Rev.
John Casper Stoever. Stoevers records list the marriage place as "Hanover".
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They lived in Hanover, York Coun It appears there were at least 3 men in the area with a similar name. John Caspar Stoever , was a pioneer Lutheran clergyman of the area. He served both the congregation of Trinity Eva Re: Request a pic from Hill E.
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Lutheran C. North Annville Twp. You may already have this information - I have a copy of the records of John Casper Stoever early Hill Church pastor wich shows marriage of your Johann Jacob Dietz and other Dietz family entries. Let me know Re: Trinity Lutheran Church, etc. This Emanuel Lutheran Church of Lancaster was involved in the church from Feb , or before, until Oct They lived near Sunbury.
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David were brothers to my ancestor. PErhaps this is your Daniel? Bowers, George Washington -b. Ancestors of Eva B. Strayer Generation No. Eva B. She was HAve been working on this line a long time and still have lots of missing information. Will post what I have learned so far here in that hope that someone else has more clues. The Stiver linage also includes Stoever , Staver, and Stover.
Re: Pendleton Co. Hi, Sandra, Sorry it's taken so long to get back with you. I must have missed this message, and only discovered it when I went back through our various posts. According to what I can find, Peter Wey Ancestors of Margaretha Secrest Generation No.
He was the son of 4. Despite its English name, Lancaster was a predominantly German-speaking locale from the very start. As the town prospered, its architectural landscape also became increasingly sophisticated. From to the Lutheran congregation built a large brick church, Trinity Lutheran, and in they added a steeple tower adorned with statues of the four evangelists.
In a new brick courthouse was completed, which also served as the Pennsylvania State House when Lancaster was the state capital from to fig. One of the earliest known dated objects associated with Lancaster is an extraordinary tall clock made in for Andreas Beierle Andrew Beyerle and his wife Catharina figs.
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Born in Rohrbach im Kraichgau, Germany, in , Andreas immigrated in and settled in Lancaster by , when he and his wife served as the sponsors for two baptisms at Trinity Lutheran Church. His training as a master baker in Europe would have included mold carving necessary for making gingerbread, marzipan, and various fancy pastries , and thus it is possible that Andreas did some of the carving on the clock case himself. In Andreas and his family moved to Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; he served as a baker for the army during the French and Indian War and died in The same person who carved the floral designs on the clock case probably also executed the ornament on an undated paneled walnut chest and a fireplace mantel with a central plaque dated , flanked by rampant lions fig.
He immigrated in together with two of his brothers; their parents and several more siblings joined them by Michael was a butcher by trade and rented a stall in the Lancaster market house during the s. His father-in-law, Jost Freuler, was Swiss and a gunsmith by trade. In his will, Michael left detailed instructions for the distribution of his two town houses, several plots of land, and a brick house and property in Manheim.
Michael died in , survived by his widow and three children: Casper, Henry, and John. A great-nephew, Melchior Fordney — , was a famous gunsmith in Lancaster prior to his grisly murder at the hands of an axe-wielding religious fanatic.