1. Gary K. Cogley

    My greatgrandfather was Adam Franklin Weidman (born early 1860’s, son of Allen Weidman and related to the Brickerville Weidmans. He was born in Hancock County Ohio as was his brother Henry. I live on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. Any info will be welcomed. Thanks, GC

    1. Gary,
      I haven’t done a whole lot of research on the Weidmans, especially those who left Pennsylvania. But it sounds like Allen Weidman may have been the son of William Weidman (1792-1852) and Elizabeth Reid (1798-1846). Allen was born about 1825 (+/- a couple of years).

      William was the son of Jacob Weidman (1762-1816) and Elizabeth Zimmerman (1774-1848), and grandson of Johan Jacob Weidman (1736-1802) and Barbara Huber (1740-1828). Johan Jacob Weidman was the brother of Maria Elisabetha Weidman, who married Johan Adam Hacker (my ancestor), and Anna Margaretha Weidman, who married Johan Georg Hacker. Barbara Huber was the daughter of Jacob Huber, ironmaster of Elizabeth Furnace fame, and large land owner in Warwick and Elizabeth townships.

What do you think?