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Queries - Ancestors surname beginning with A
Ackerman, Paul

Seek info on Paul ACKERMAN, arr Philadelphia 31 Oct 1771 from Rotterdam via Isle of Wright on the Recovery, settled near Harrisburg, PA.

2005, Submitter: Duane V Ackerman, email, Phone: 636-456-8266
45 Squaw Court, Warrenton MO 63383

Albany Twp., Berks Co., Pennsylvania

Seek place[s] of origin of early (1730s) German-speaking settlers of Albany Twp., Berks Co., PA. 

2002, Submitter: Ken Sisler
899 Elgin St., Newmarket, Ontario, Canada L3Y 5H4

Albert, Hannah

Seek info Hannah ALBERT b 15 Aug 1811 d 25 Sep 1887, buried Klopps Cem., Hamlin, Lebanon Co PA, WIFE OF John GERHARD/GERHARDT/GERHART Any evidence she was related to Huguenot immigrant, Franz ALBERT, native of Duex-ponts, France, who was killed by Indians 26 June 1756 in Bethel Twp, Lebanon Co PA?

1998, Submitter: Paul Gerhart
2705 East Overlook Road, Cleveland Hts OH 44106 

Alenduff/Allenduff/Alenforf/Allendorf/Round/Dickinson/Dickerson, Frederick

 Seek info on Frederick ALENDUFF etc. (b Germany; d 1794 in Butler Co, OH, killed by Indians). Married 1790 in Hamilton Co, OH, Catherine A. ROUND (b 1768 PA; marr 2nd 1796 in OH, John DICKINSON / DICKERSON, had 7 ch; d 1863 in Muscatine Co., IA). Their son Frederick Nicholas ALENDUFF (b 1793 OH; d 1877 Fountain Co., IN) marr 1st c1812 Nancy Anne MEREDITH (1793-1864); at least 7 children: Catherine (1813-1906); Elizabeth (1815-1834); Phoebe Charlotte (1820-1883); Andrew Jackson (1822-1911); Henry W. (c1824); Abigail (1828- 1911); Nancy J. (c1831); and Amanda (1833-1850). He married 2nd 1864 Minerva J. JARVIS (b c1838 IN). Child: Frederick L. (b 1867; d young?).

2007, Submitter: Gene James, email

Alspach/Ohlinger/Rausch, Jacob

Seek German background of family of Jacob ALSPACH b 23 Oct 1748 Berks Co PA, d 3 Nov 1815 Fairfield Co OH, s/o Reinhardt ALSPACH d 16 May 1763, Berks Co PA M 29 Mar 1737 Thaleischweiler, Germany, to Anna Magdalena OHLINGER. Jacob m Anna Maria RAUSCH d 5 Feb 1813 Fairfield Co OH, dau of John Martin RAUSCH and Elizabeth Catherine (who?).

1998, Submitter: Ruth Hill, email
4711 Connell Dr., Raleigh NC 27612-5605

Ambrose/Ambros/Ambross/Spohn/Spongh, Matthias

Seek info/origins for Matthias AMBROSE / AMBROS / AMBROSS (b 10 Feb 1695; d 10 Aug 1784 Thurmont, Frederick Co, MD), arr Philadelphia from Rotterdam 11 Oct 1732 on the ship Pleasant, mar Anna Catherine SPOHN / SPONGH & had 7 ch: William Henry, Maria Barbara, Matthias, Johann Frederick, Catherine, Mathias, and Jacob.

2003, Submitter: Nancy Ambrose, email
712 South Darien St., Philadelphia PA 19147.

Amen(d,t)/Amman/Aman/Ammon/Matthets/Moore, Jacob

Seek background and descent by son Jacob of Conrad AMEN b. Palatinate, to York Co PA before 1731, died ca 1773 Paradise Twp, York Co. Second wife Catherine MATTHEIS (MOORE) from Deux Ponts, Palatinate 1739.

1998, Submitter: Donwld Ammon
1616 Latham Avenue, Lima OH 45805-1632

Amspacer, Conrad

Conrad AMSPACHER b 27 Dec 1775 m Susanna (who?) b 15 May 1778. Member of Fissel's (Jerusalem) Union Church in York PA 1799-1800.Moved to Liberty Twp, Fairfield Co OH 1809. He d 13Sep 1864, bur Bickel-St. Michaels Cern in Fairfield Co OH. Seek info: Conrad's parents, his place of birth, wife's maiden name, date of marriage.

1999, Submitter: James Amspaugh, email
914 Grandin Ave., Rockville MD 20851-1321

Anderson/Arnold/Bittel/Bucher/Culin/Gaugler/Kent/Ney/Keefer/Kelly/Rea/Swartz/Taylor/Zink, William

Seek others with info on these central PA families, estimated birthdate inc.: Wm ANDERSON 1752; Eve ARNOLD Keefer 1791; Nic. BITTEL 1700; Martin E. BUCHER 1799; Eleanor ? CULIN 1740; Eliz. ? CULIN 1714; Mag ? GAUGLER 1791; Ann KENT Livzly 1835; Marg NEY emrich 1760; Eve Marie ? KEEFER 1755; Wm KELLY 1793; Rachel REA Livesly 1760; Eve SWARTZ Shaffer 1770; Pris. TAYLOR Culin c1764; Got. ZINK 1720.

2000, Submitter: M. Thompson, email
5222 East Trindle Rd., Mcbg PA 17055

Anderson/Blair/Rose?McDonald, James

Seek exchange info these family lines: James ANDERSON b OH m Ellen BLAIR b Nashville TN; Marshall Wilber ANDERSON b 6 Feb 1860 OH m Mary Anne ROSE b 1866 OH; Clyde Bryan ANDERSON b 4 Jul 1894 Marshalltown IA m 16 Oct 1922 Marshalltown Vivian May McDONALD b 10 Aug 1906 Eldora IA. 

1999, Submitter: Bryan Anderson
P.O.Box 218, Peach Springs AZ 86434-0218

Andes/Andis, Wilhelm

Seek info on Wilhelm ANDES / ANDIS, who in Phila Oct 1741 and was in Frederick Co, MD in 1760s. Where was he from 1741 to 1760s?

2004, Submitter: Derien R. Andes, email
831 Linden Ave., Pleasantville NJ 08232

Andreas/Andrew, Wendell

Seek immigration date & German place of origin for Wendell ANDREAS (later ANDREW) who was in the Oley Valley of Berks Co., PA, by 1729. He first appears on the tax lists of Amity Twp, Berks Co., PA, in 1734. His will written 1748 lists wife Dorothy. Known ch: Daniel, Abraham, & Susannah.

2002, Submitter: Judy Castle Stubbs, email
115 Mockingbird Road, Nashville, TN 37205

Anstein/Anstine, Johan Jurg (George)

Seek origin of Johan Jurg (George) ANSTEIN (ANSTINE), arr Philadelphia 24 Sep 1751 on the Neptune.

2001, Submitter: Susan T. Shankroff, email
10 Winthrop Court, Towson, MD 21204­2606

Appel/Fleischer, Juliana Elisabeth

Seek info Juliana Elisabeth APPEL b 1 Mar 1657 Ober-Seemen, Hesse, Ger, died there 21 Dec 1701, dau of Balthes APPEL and Maria. Maria b ca 1612 Ger, d 22 Aug 1701 Ober-Seemen. Juliana m Heinrich FLEISCHER 14 Nov 1682 Ober-Deemen. He b 1664 Herbstein, Hesse, d 2 Jun 1726 Ober-Seemen.

1998, Submitter: Raymond Flesher, email
333 West Lehow #2, Englewood CO 80110-6726

Apple/Appel/Crumbaugh, John

Seek info on John APPLE / APPEL (b abt 1780 PA). Child: Solomon APPLE (b 29 Jan 1807 Claremont, OH), man 23 Dec 1827, Phoebe CRUMBAUGH. Also any info on APPLE/APPEL or CRUMBAUGH families prior to 1800.

2004, Submitter: Richard Reid, email, Phone: 317-894-0138
11627 E. Boone Drive, Indianapolis IN 46229-9610

Appleman/Applemaw/Eppleman/Cox/Buck/Diekerhoff, George

Seek info George APPLEMAN of Columbia/Montour Cos PA and Morgan Co OH m Margaret COX (parents Wm COX and Catherine BUCK). Trying to connect to the NJ Johan Peter and Anna Magdelena DIEKERHOFF APPLEMAN family in Rariatan, Somerset NJ. Is there a connection to Johan Georg EPPLEMAN, arr Philadelphia 1743?

2000, Submitter: Marilyn Kromrey, email
3007 Via Montez, San Jose CA 95132