Here’s a new addition to my series “Along the Pequea,” tracing land ownership of the earliest settled tracts in Lancaster County. This entry features the Abraham Smith tract.
Recently, I’ve been updating and revising my great uncle William Wingeard’s A German-American Hacker-Hocker Genealogy. In the first edition, Bill did not include any information on Johan “Hans” Adam Hacker’s son Johan George (1766-1846). Fortunately, I have found some new information on him.
On 22 November 1717, Martin Kendig (Kendick, Kendrick, Cundigg) and John Herr (Heer) were warranted 5,000 acres in Lancaster County by the Proprietaries of Pennsylvania. They, in turn, transferred this land to their fellow immigrants. On the 12th of 9mo (November) 1720, four tracts on the Pequea were surveyed in the right of Martin Kendig […]
On 13 February 1805, the Martic Township school board included: Henry Bowman, Martin Huber, Benjamin Hart, Christian Musser, Daniel Herr, Martin Eshleman, Martin Huber (joiner), Isaac Herr, Joseph Bassler, Jacob Huber, Jacob Kochenauer, Henry Resh, John Kindig, Jacob Brubacher, John Winter, John Huber, John Huber Junr., Abram Kochenauer Senr., Abram Kochenauer Junr., George Hess, John […]
Update (7/4/2011): I’ve added the possible names of children and their parents where I have information. As you can see there’s more to add. If you have information that fits, please send me an email. Thanks. Yesterday, I was poking around online trying to find Huber information when I came across the most wonderful article. […]
George3 Hacker (Johan Adam2, Christoph1) was the fifth son of Johan Adam and Maria Elisabetha (Weidman) Hacker. He was born 9 Oct 1766 and christened 12 Oct 1766 in the Warwick congregation (now Emanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church) in Brickerville, sponsored by Lorenz Haushalter and wife (his uncle and aunt).1 He died 12 Sep 1846 and […]
Susanna (HAUSHALTER) SCHERB, was the daughter of Lorentz and Anna Margaretha (HACKER) HAUSHALTER. She was born 14 Sep 1774 in Cocalico township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania and died 17 Apr 1844 in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. She was buried in the Emanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery in Brickerville, Pennsylvania. She was the wife of George SCHERB (1788—1850), who […]
Christiana MILLER, daughter of Christopher and Maria Barbara (STOBER) MUELLER, was born 1 Jan 1778 in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania and died 29 Oct 1858. She was the wife of George HOCKER, son of Johan “Hans” Adam and Maria Elisabetha (WEIDMAN) HACKER. Christiana was buried in the Emanuel Lutheran Church (originally the Warwick Congregation) Cemetery in […]