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Balthasar (Becker) Brecht (1604 - 1698)

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Balthasar Brecht formerly Becker
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Died in , , Germanymap
Profile last modified 30 Nov 2019 | Created 27 Oct 2014
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Balthasar (Becker) Brecht has German Roots.

The Becker/Baker family is not the Brecht/Bright family (Brechts became Brights when they got to America). The Brecht family are not Beckers/Bakers. The names are not variations of one another. The name 'Becker' should not be attached to this man.


acc 10/4/15

Hans Balthasar Brecht, (24 Aug 1636 - 9 Sept 1703) married 24 Aug 1658 Anna Margaretha Christman (d. 27 Dec 1683), daughter of Paul Christman and Anna Maria Herring, daughter of Paul Herring. Balthasar was a councilman and almoner in Schreissheim. His children:

1. Johann Ludwig Brecht (12 Jun 1659 - 8 Apr 1721) m. Anna Sybille Hering 2. Anna Margaretha Brecht (24 Feb 1661) 3. Johannes Michael Brecht (12 Oct 1662 - 11 Aug 1719) of whom later 4. Hieronymus Brecht (2 Apr 1665) 5. Paul Brecht (27 Jan 1666 - before 1712) 6. Anna Maria Brecht (21 Jun 1668) 7. Hans Balthasar Brecht (2 Oct 1670) m. 14 Feb 1688 Catharina; lived in W├╝rttemberg 8. Dorthea Brecht (24 Mar 1672) 9. Johann Mathias Brecht (15 Mar 1674) 10. Maria Magdalena Brecht (1 Aug 1675-1721) m(1) Johann Melchior Fillbrunn; m(2) David Birgni 11. Wilhelm Brecht (16 Feb 1677/8) 12. Eva Brecht (23 Nov 1679) 13. Anna Barbara Brecht (6 Mar 1680/1) 14. Hans Phillipp Brecht (17 Jun 1683 - 19 Feb 1732) married Maria Catharina Reinle

his father:

Christoph "Stoffel" Brecht (1591-3 Aug 1665) married about 1615 Anna Barbara Wolpack (1598-23 Dec 1683) They lived in Boeblingen, Neckar, W├╝rttemberg, and moved before 1636 to Schriessheim, about 10 miles east of Mannheim. Four known children:

1. Stoffel Brecht (10 Aug 1616) . . . . . . . . . . . ..[These may be baptism/burial dates] 2. Hans Peter Brecht 3. Magdalina Brecht (27 May 1623) 4. Hans Balthasar Brecht, (24 Aug 1636 - 9 Sept 1703) of whom later

as seen 8/5/19

Sources for the Bright Family (for the Hause site):

"History of Allegheny county, Pennsylvania : including its early settlement and progress to the present time ; a description of its historic and interesting localities ; its cities, towns and villages; religious, educational, social and military history ; mining, manufacturing and commercial interests, improvements, resources, statistics, etc. ; also, biographies of many of its representative citizens." Chicago : A. Warner Co., 1889. "The Bright Family History," self-published by Patricia Woods-Cooke. Jan., 1882. Copy at the Oakmont Library. "Armstrong County, Pa., Her People, Past and Present," J.H. Beers & Co., 1914. P. 579 "History of Shaefferstown," p. 147 "Pennsylvania German Pioneers," v. 1, p.213. Pages 438,439 "The Pennsylvanie-German in the Revolutionary War, 1775-1783," by Henry Melchior Muhlenberg Richards. Genealogical Publishing Co., IN. "A Brief History of Schaefferstown," by A. S. Brendle, 1903. Pennsylvania Archives; Publications of the Lebanon County Historical Society, Vol. 1, page 1


  • Source: S-2147135291 Repository: #R-2147174847 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. APID: 1030::0 Page: Ancestry Family Trees Note: Data: Text: APID: 1030::0
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Rejected matches › Balthasar Brecht (1636-1703)

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