Born about 1698 in Gemeinde Boltigen, Ober Simmenthal, Canton of Bern, Switzerland
Father of Catherina (Agner) Stuckey, Heinrich Jacob Eigner, Maria Dorothea (Aegender) Wirbel, Anna Margareta (Aegender) Zimmerman, Ludwig Aegender and Magdalena Eva (Aegender) Salt
Johannes, with his wife and children, immigrated from the port of Rotterdam via England to arrive in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1731 aboard the ship Brittania.
Died about 17 Dec 1792 in Rowan, North Carolina, USA
Breitbard, Gail. Some Names from Rowan Co., N.C. Will Abstracts, Vol. 1, 1753-1805. Abstracts of Books A-F. In The Lost Palatine, no. 25 (1985), p. 3.
M.V. Koger. Index to the names of 30,000 immigrants--German, Swiss, Dutch and French into Pennsylvania 1727 to 1776. Supplementing the I Daniel Rupp, Ship Load Volume. Page 8.
Rupp, Israel Daniel. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants in Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776, with a Statement of the Names of Ships, Whence They Sailed, and the Date of Their Arrival at Philadelphia, Chronologically Arranged, Together with the Necessary Historical and Other Notes, also, an Appendix Containing Lists of More Than One Thousand German and French Names in New York prior to 1712. Leipzig [Germany]: Page 68.
U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Johannes Eigenter by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Johannes Eigenter: