Palatines to America
P.O. Box 531096
Indianapolis, IN 46253
PO Box 141260
Columbus, OH 43214
Research Center / Office:
4601 N. High St., Suite C
Columbus, OH 43214
Seek more information on the family of Anna Juliana Haag, Anna Eva Schaefer, and Fredrich ―Frit Epgert (Apgar) who settled in 1740 in Cokesbury, Hunterdon County, Colonial NJ. They were of the German Reformed faith, supposedly from the Palatinate.
2012, Submitter: George Apgar, Jr., Phone: (732) 297-6686
218 Kempsey Drive, North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Seeking info on Andrew HAHN Sr, b Oct 1835 GleiBenburg, Germ.; d 18 Apr 1909, Franklin Co., OH; marr Barbara CO. Their son Andrew HAHN Jr, b 16 Dec 1856, GleiBenburg; d 13 Jan 1938, Franklin Co., OH; man Caroline REEB, d 1942.
2001, Submitter: Jan Schmidt, email
12355 Angola Rd., Swanton, OH 43558
Researching Anthon HEILMAN (1671-1759) and wife Maria Salome who? (1673-1745). Are there records for them in Klein Neidersheim Ger? Eldest son John mar. Anna Maria CROESMAN, parents of Anthony mar. Sarah THOMAS? Youngest son, Henry HALLMAN Sr. was married twice. First wife, Anna Maria who? Had son Henry HALLMAN Jr. mar. Elizabeth who? and Catherine mar. Jacob CREASAMORE, who are in Lincoln Co NC by 1767, son Anthony (1742-1794) mar. Magdalena STREPER, but did he have son Anthony to Lincoln Co NC in 1774?
1998, Submitter: Philip Leonard
6820 Piney Branch Road NW, Washington DC 20012
Seek info on ancestry/family of the following couple: Anna Katrina HAMEL (& twin sister) b 15 Mar 1840 in Vrillendorf (Frielendorf), Hesse Cassel; came to NY c1860. Marr c1869 to Helwick GEORGE, son of Andreas GEORGE, b 01 Jun 1825 in Allendorf (abt 2 mi born Frielendorf), Hesse Cassel; came to NY c1845; d 1905 Ulster Co, NY.
2000, Submitter: Richard George-Murray, email
21 Cleveland Pi. 4D, New York City, NY 10012
Seek family info for Georg Christoph HAMMER (b 1689 Merkendorf, Bas-Rhin, France; d 1761 Winnenbach, Bas-Rhin, France). Known ch: Eva Catharina (b 1729) and Christoph (b 1722).
2002, Submitter: Lynn Bernhard, email, Phone: 801-491-8929
2445 W 450 West #4, Springville UT 84663-4950
Seek anc/par/sibs of Eratus HAMMOND (b abt 1805, MA), res Cicero, NY 1880 census with wife Mary & their ch, also Jacob & Catherine HOWSER (both b 1764-5, Germany): are they Mary HAMMOND's parents? Who were their anc/par/sibs? When & where were death/burial of Eratus & Mary?
2002, Submitter: Dorothy J. Drake
25 Wilson Ave., Parlin, NJ 08859-1665
Seek info on John GAIB / GOB (b 1812 Bavaria, Germany; d 1855) who settled in Ross Co., OH 1830s or early 1840. Mar 1st 02 Dec 1841, Louisa HUNTS; had son Andrew GAIB (b 1844). Mar 27d Catherine SANTER (b 1828 Wurtenberg, Germany; d 1901); had 10 ch: Catharine (b 1846), John E. (b 1848), Mary (b 1850), Caroline (b 1851/52), William (b 1855), Louis P. (b 14 Jun 1858), Netta (b 1861), Rosy (b 1864), Christena (b 30 Jul 1867), Clinton T. (b 11 Feb 1870). mortgage loc in Deed Book K, Lancaster County Historical Society, page 181). Possible connection to Berhard HAMSCHER (his father?) of Gau Heppenheim, Germany. Anton HAMSCHER and Adam HAMSCHER came from Gau Heppenheim to PA in the 1740s. Johannes' first son was named Barnet (b abt 1752), and Adam HAMSCHER of Northampton Co., PA, also named his first son BARNET_ Both of these Barnets are listed in the DAR Patriot Index.
2002, Submitter: Mark B. Hampshire, email
7106 South Dexter Street, Centennial, CO 80122
Seek parents, siblings, family of Anna HAND b ca 1840 Prussia, m Ernst MATTERN, settled in Chicago. Ch: Matilde, Julia, Ernst, Otto, Emil. Related to Peter Hand Brewing Company and Johnny Hand Band of Chicago.
1998, Submitter: Florence Blanchard
P.O.Box 225, Bellevue ID 83313
Seeking info on Johann Melchior HANGER, b c1700 in Eschelbronn, Germ.; man 04 Jan 1723 to Maria Elizabetha MAJAR/MAJER; an Philadelphia Dec 1740 on the Robert and Alice w/ch: Maria Appolonia, Johann Frederick, Johann Peter, Maria Rosina, Johann George, Johann Phillip, Anna Barbara, Maria Frederica.
2001, Submitter: Caroline S. Coon
2010 E. Country Rd., Oakland, IL 61943
Seek parents/ancestors of Wilhelm HANNAUM b 01 Apr 1841, d 21 May 1896. Marr 13 Nov 1878 Hamilton Co OH to Anna Gesina SPRUNG. Wilhelm's siblings were Fred, August & Joanna. Wilhelm & Anna lived in the Cincinnati, OH area & raised two children.
2000, Submitter: Steve Hollands
7113 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, MD 209124618
Seek birthplaces of Peter David HANSELL b 1724 and wife Ann Dorethea HENCHT b 1732. They lived Kingsessing, Philadelpha PA area.
1998, Submitter: Sue-Ann Jacobson, email
3029 Ryniker Drive, Billings MT 59102-1028
Seek par of John HARGESHEIMER a.k.a. John HORGESHIMER (b 28 May 1835, poss Lettweiler, Germany; d 26 Jul 1912, Culver, IN). Came to Jennings Co., IN in 1852 with a bro Philipp & 2 others bros. Raised his family near Culver, Marshall Co., IN.
2002, Submitter: Francis G. HOSIMER, email, Phone: 304-344-4804
221 Hayes Ave., Charleston, WV 25314-1026
Looking for information on Julius Hermann Haring and wife Laura Stumpf who came in 1882, said to be from Plauen or Bornsdorf or Silesia or Kreis Hirschberg, Germany, lived mostly in Springfield MA, children in Sea Cliff NY, Ontario, Canada, Sacramento CA, and North Springfield MA.
2016, Submitter: Susan Haring, email
Information on Boston Harp b. abt. 1756 in Pennsylvania. Settled in Lexington KY sometime after 1782. He might be connected to the John Michael Harp family of Berks County PA who arrived from Germany in 1707.
2015, Submitter: M Hess, 657 Kensington Dr Columbus, OH 43230
Seek info Frederick or Ludwig HARPEL arr Phila. 1803. Frederick b 1765 Ger, d Carroll Co OH, m 1789 to Katharine SINGER in Ger. Seek info Nicholas HEFNER b Ger, m Elizabeth SEIBERT in Tulpehocken, Berks Co PA d 1769 VA.
1999, Submitter: Raymond Flesher, email
333 West Lehow #2, Englewood CO 80110-6726
Seek ch of Frederich HARR & we Franny FUNK, m 28 Jan 1786 Shenandoah Co, VA. Also spouses of ch if known.
2000, Submitter: Madelon Kimes Halverson
3416 Duncan Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-6605
Seek info Jonas HARR who died at age of 99, who m Fiora BAGBY. Had 8 ch including son Isaac b 29 Aug 1809 in Cheat Co WV on Cheat River, d 23 Oct 1849 KY, who m Mary Rosemond LEITCH, dau of John LEITCH and Jane THOMAS.
1998, Submitter: Carol Safko, email
8723 E. Kettle Place, Englewood CO 80112
. Seek info (John)George HATZ arr 9 Nov 1738 on "Charming Nancy". His desc Samuel HATZ b 17 Jan 1800, West Hanover Twp, Dauphin Co PA and with children migrated to OH. Samuel's bro John b 18 Oct 1801 d 30 Dec 1882, Londonderry Twp, Lebanon Co PA.
1998, Submitter: William Hartz
PO Box 1376, Long Beach WA 98631
Seek info ancestry Frederick HAUCK, farmer, b ca 1832 PA, maybe Lancaster Co. He was German Baptist (Dunkard), m Lavina K. SWIEGART (1834-1911). Ch: Adaline b 1861 m DULL; Leman b 1863; Isaac b 1865; Albert b 1867; Ella SWIEGART (1875-1955) m Benjamin BOOSE; Sarah b ? m RUHL. Frederick d 13 Mar 1905, bur Rothville, Lancaster Co PA.
1998, Submitter: W.John Shepherd, email
1569 Fallowfield Court, Crofton MD 2114-1457
Seek info on Johannes Adam HAUSCH / HOUSH (be 1730, Wurttemberg); came to America 1750 -- what ship? what other family members? Wife unknown. Known children: Adam (b 1756); John (b ?); and Mary (b ?).
2004, Submitter: Dorothy Swan, email
PO Box 60, Oquawka IL 6146
Seek info on Nicholas HEBESTR1ET (musician; b. 011endorf, near Weimar, Germany 08 Feb 1817); from Germany 1846; m. n New Orleans, LA, to Christina HOHL (b. Ellerstadt, Germany 20 Dec 1825). Any cousins in Illinois area?
2001, Submitter: Elizabeth F. Arnaud, email
6707 Glen Fair Dr., San Antonio, TX 78239-2916
Urban or Urbanus Heintz is listed in 1682 records of the Lutheran Church at Kirchheimbolanden in the German Palatinate (Pfalz) as a resident of the village of Ilbesheim, 5 km northeast of Kirchheimbolanden. As part of the Palatine emigration, Urbanus arrived in New York and was listed as 'Urbanus Haintz' on Governor Robert Hunter's ration list on August 4, 1710 (Hunter Lists #263). On 04 Aug 1710 he married his second wife Maria Appolonia (_?_) at Hackensack. Any information on the couple would be greatly appreciated. In particular I would like to know: 1) Maria Appolonia’s maiden name and who her parents were; 2) where the couple settled; 3) where in New York Urbanus died on 02 Sep 1723.
2009, Submitter: John Haynes, email
12 Wolseley Ave., St. Catharines, ON, Canada, L2R 4T3
Seek location of HEISE family roots in Europe. Ship captain's record 1727 shows first HEISE to arr America landed at Philadelphia PA from Rotterdam. No further record here of that Hans HEISE b ca 1700. Could he have left Switzerland and sailed down Rhine River to Rotterdam? Seek town/area where his family lived, his ancestors, and from where he left.
1998, Submitter: David Heise, email, FAX: (905) 774-3191
RR1, Lowbanks ON, Canada NOA 1K0
Seek ancestors/sibs of William HENRY / HENRICH / HEINRICH, whose son Johan William was baptized 13 Oct 1811 at St. Peter's (Bobenmayer's) Lutheran church in Mifflin Twp., Cumberland Co., PA. Johan William married Elizabeth LANDIS, d/o Jonas LANDIS & Elizabeth KRALL; had eight known children.
2005, Submitter: Marian Henry, email
145 Standish Road, Rochester, NY 14626.
Seek information about the parents of Jean Herland who was married to Margarita La Ratte and whose daughter Marie Herland (1651 - ????) married Jacques Petillon (1653 - <1715) at Winden, Pfalz, Germany.
2015, Submitter: Stuart R. Herlan, 1687 Brookfield Square S, Columbus, Ohio 43229
George born circ 8 Aug 1838/39 in Bavaria perhaps Altdorf bei Nuremberg. Came to Port of New York in 1853/54. He married Barbara /Babette Dritschel/Drutschel in 1866 in New York City St. Zion's Church. He was an upholster in New York City. Looking for parents and actual place of origin. Parents names via family tradition John and Mary.
2015, Submitter: Carol F Swinehart, email
268 Ledoux Lane, Tiverton, RI 02878
Seek info Christian HERTEL b 1710, West Camp NY. Was he son of Adam HERTEL and Anna Margaretha DUBLER? Did he marry Annaatje KOSTER and 1 other. Did he stay in Dutchess Co NY?
Seek par of Joseph HESS (1802-1855), man c1823 in PA, Mary Ann BLACK, d/o Jacob BLACK. Abt 1825 left either Westmoreland or Cambria Co., PA, to Knox County, OH. Children, 9 boys/3 girls: George; Mathias; John; Phoebe Ann; Samuel; Jessie; Jacob; Mary Ann; Joseph J. (b.1840); William; Lorenzo; & Sarah Ann.
2005, Submitter: Pam Hess Westerhold, email
16371 Brookwood Ct., Northville, MI 48167
Seek info on HESS family PA>OH. Joseph HESS (b 28 Oct 1802 nr Westmoreland Co, PA), marr 07 Aug 1823 in PA to Mary Ann BLACK (b 04 Sep 1805 Johnstown, Cambria Co, PA). Had 12 ch: George, Mathias, John, Phoebe Ann, Samuel, Jessie, Jacob, Mary Ann, Joseph J. (b 10 Sep 1840 Knox Co, OH), William, Lorenzo, Sarah Ann. 7 of 9 boys were in Civil War.
2004, Submitter: Pam Hess Westerhold, email
16371 Brookwood Ct., Northville MI 48167
Seek info Heinrich/Henry HESSMAN (17981864) & wife Louiza LAGEMANN. Im to Richmond, Wayne Co IN ca 1833 from Ger/Prussia (where?). Was a shoemaker in Richmond. Ch: Henry, Louiza F., William, Charles & Lewis.
1999, Submitter: Stevens Herbst
5018 Cascade, Corpus Christi TX 78413
Seek any info on family of David Clinton HETRICK (b 09 Nov 1849, d 15 Jan 1922), m Emma Clara JONES (b 04 Aug 1857, d 02 June 1927), both buried Kittanning Cemetery, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA. Children: Albert, Isadore, Netta, William C., Herman, and Anna.
2001, Submitter: Joyce L. Rreed
Box 176, RR #4, Punxsutawney, PA 15767
Looking for Michael HILEMAN b 30 Sep 1756 Codorus Twp, York Co PA m 17 Aug 1785 to first wife. He d 10 Sep 1849 Frankstown Twp. Son Henry b 17 Sep 1789 York Co PA who had son David Young HILEMAN b 7 Jun 1828 Altoona, Blair Co PA. Seek info that will positively identify which Michael HILEMAN is my ancestor & what his parents' names are, also his wife's full name.
1999, Submitter: Libby Summers, email
1731 S. W. 17th St, Redmond OR 97756
Seek parents of Mary Ann HILKERD (b 19 Jun 1808, PA; d 04 Jan 1842, Philadelphia). She married 07 Mar 1831 Abraham CHATTIN (b 03 Feb 1805, NJ or PA; d 16 Jan 1847, Philadelphia). Children: Emma (1832-1857), William W. (1833-1897), Martin F. (1835-1899), Christanna (1837-aft 1900), & Abram (1840-?).
2003, Submitter: William B. Fetters, email
12814 Brunswick La., Bowie, MD 20715-2403
Seek info Sophia HILLBRANDT b ca 1842 Ger, m Johann Friedrich HAMBROCK 1842 in Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN. They had one child, William J., b 4 Jan 1861. After Sophia d Johann m Catherine Maria FUHRMANN 6 Jul 1863.
1999, Submitter: Swinehart, email
1529 Lindenwood Dr., Orange TX 77630-2811
Seek parents George HILLECOSE from PA to Flemingsburg KY area by 1790. Also seek wives' names. First 2 probably CLAVEL and HESTER. One given name Mary still alive 1788. Third wife Elizabeth MORGAN mar. George 28 Aug 1804 KY. He d. Aug 1814 Fleming Co KY, left will naming ch and Elizabeth.
1998, Submitter: Patricia Cox, email
310 Urban St., Danville IN 46122
Seek name and birthdate of sister of Joseph HIRSCH (1870-1902) from Furth, Germany, who came to USA in 1887, settled WI. His sister m FISHER, had son Valentine and dau Theresa living in Two Rivers WI. Theresa has dau Elaine living ca Sheboygan WI.
1998, Submitter: Lucille Simpson
P.O.Box 456, Powhatan VA 23139
Seek parents of Franz Heinrich Hoelscher, born in September, 1832 at sea. Believe his father was a sea captain. All records of Franz Heinrich have been found in Cincinnati, OH or Newport, KY.
2015, Submitter: Jean Mitchell, 541 Yaronia Drive, Columbus, OH 43214
Seek info/origins of Johann Henrich HOFFECKER (b 06 Mar 1733, Baden-Baden; d 28 Feb 1794, Mannheim; son of Johannes HOFFECKER, b Jun 1706; d 11 Nov 1773, Mannheim?), and Ullry HOFFECKER. They arrived in Philadelphia 11 Sep 1749 aboard ship "Priscilla." Johann Henrich returned to Mannheim, but where did Ullry go after 1749?
2003, Submitter: James E. Huffaker, email
1117 Radcliffe Ave., Kingsport TN 37664
Seek ancestors/descendants of F. M. HOFFMAN (1817-1886), believed to have come from Wuerttemberg about 1850. Settled in southwest Ohio, farmed in Butler County, then northern Hamilton County near Sixteen Mile Stand in Symmes Township. Married Susan KLICK (1825-1893), daughter of Jacob KLICK, reportedly from Bavaria. Three sons: Frank Peter HOFFMAN (1856-1937), Charles M. HOFFMAN (1858-1938), and William F. HOFFMAN (1864-1892).
2006, Submitter: Dean A. Hoffman, email
1224 Darcann Dr., Columbus OH 43220-3922
Seek proof for date/place of mar & place buried for Caper HOKE / HOCH / HOCK (b 06 Jan 1744 York Co, PA; d 06 Jul 1821 Paradise Twp, York Co, PA), mar c1778 in York Co.?, Anna Margaretha EMIG (b 01 Oct 1750 Manheim Twp, York Co, PA; d 31 Oct 1831 Paradise Twp, York Co, PA), d/o John EMIGH / EMICH & Mary Margaret KRANTZ.
2003, Submitter: Bette Butcher Topp, email
1304 W. Cliffwood Court, Spokane WA 99218-2917
Looking for records for Philip HOLZ. According to family history, he was born 6 Jul 1854 and his mother died while family was enroute by ship to New York City. He married Margaret SCHARF 6 Jan 1881 in Pomeroy, OH. Have found no records for him from 1854 to 1881 and have not identified the immigration ship or point of embarkation. Need to identify his place of origin, his parents, and his activities before his marriage in 1881.
2015, Submitter: Kathryn Jacobs, email
3205 Kanawha Ave SE Charleston WV
Seek info ggrandfather John Frederick HORSTMAN b Ger 10 Sep 1838, d 13 Oct 1869 in Jackson Co IL. Have not found naturalization papers. Other info I have is Anna HORSTMAN, age 20 b OH 1870 Jackson Co census with John's 2 sons. Don't know who she was. Any directions will be appreciated.
1999, Submitter: Jim Horstman, email
784 E. Homestead Road, Sunnyvale CA 94087
1800 census, Bedford Co, Dublin & Ayr Twp, PA. The family moves from McConnellsburg PA to Circleville Twp, Pickaway Co OH 1805. Seek origin of Jacob HOSSELTON's family, spouse, parents. See the Bremer & Hosselton Family History.
1998, Submitter: Mark Hosselton
1114 Silver S.W. Apt. C, Albuquerque NM 87102
Seek parents, etc. of Philip HOUK (b 1775 where?; d 1823 PA). Resided Bedminster Co, NJ when a private in Frelinghuysen's Battalion in Rev War (Roll 641, Natl Archives). Marr 1773 to Mary Margaret FREW; they had many ch & moved to Wayne/Shenango Twp, PA; bur Slippery Rock Cemetery in Wayne Twp [ed.: county not given - area presumably western PA].
2004, Submitter: Nancy Neathery, email
Henry (Heinrich) HOUTZ (b 1745; d 1796) man- Maria Barbara DUPS I DUBBS / DUBS (b 1748; d 1811). They resided Bethel & Hamelin, PA; supposedly bur at St. Paul's (Klopp's) Church in Hamelin. 1 have a nice picture of their headstones in a church graveyard with trees, but St. Paul's has no trees & there are no records of them in church registers altho there are many other relatives. I've visited "alternate" and "overflow" cemeteries in Hamelin, no luck, no other places in Hamelin to search. Possibly it's another church in a nearby town. Can anyone help?
2007, Submitter: Miguel Mitchell, email
37315 Bunchberry Lane, Murrieta CA 92562
Seek par/sibs of Annie HOWARD (b 20 Sep 1827, d 24 Dec 1905, Red Lion, York Co, PA). She marr 07 May 1846, Benjamin ZARFOS (b 12 May 1823, d 13 Dec 1898 in Lower Windsor, York Co, PA).
2005, Submitter: Apryl Anderson,, email
L'Adrech, Rte de Vauvenargues, 13100 St Marc Jaumegarde, France
Seeking info on John HUBER & wf Catarina RORER, marr 10 Apr 1814 at Tabor Reform Church in Lebanon, PA. His father is either John HUBER or Michael HUBER. Was ancestor in Revolutionary War one who owned Huber Furnace?
2007, Submitter: Nancy A. Huber
414 N. Carole Ave., Hanna City IL 61536
Seek parents, birthplace, birthdate Jacobus HUFMAN who lived, died Hunterdon Co NJ near High Bridge 1780. May have arr 1709/10 Palatine immigrations or other Dutch-German immigration from NY. Possibly born 1700-1710.
1998, Submitter: Dean Hoffman
11713 Sherwood Way, Auburn CA 95602
John George HUNTZINGER arrived in Philadelphia 02 Oct 1749 on the ship "Jacob." Anyone know where he came from in Germany? His wife's name? He had two sons, John George and Bernhard—any other children?
2001, Submitter: Lucille Wahrenbrock, email
Seek village of origin, parents, siblings of Elizabeth/Elise/Lizzie HURDELBRINK b 24 Dec 1841, Hannover Ger. Immigrated 1858 to Cincinnati where she m Jacob KINCKEL, shoemaker, 20 May 1862, St. John's German Protestant Church. Moved to Chicago 1865. Ch: Emma; Bertha; William; Louise; August. Died 27 Mar 1926 Chicago.
1998, Submitter: Florence Blanchard
P.O.Box 225, Bellevue ID 83313