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Johann Hewert Berger (1735 - 1815)

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Private Johann Hewert (Herber) Berger
Born in Dierdorf, Neuwied, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germanymap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Pennsylvania,map
Descendants descendants
Died in Tulpehocken Twp, Berks Co, PAmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Nov 2012
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Biography

Baptism 13 Nov 1735 Evangelische Kirche, Dierdorf, Neuwied, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany[1]. Can we add mother and father name here?

Immigration 8 Oct 1744, Philadelphia, PA [2] ship: Aurora; Not on ship list. Immigrated as child with father, brother and sister.

Jun 1780 - 15 Jul 1781 American Revolutionary War[3]; Private, Capt. Reigel's company.[4]. NSDAR/NSSAR record number?

Montgomery Bios, Morton L. Montgomery, (. H. Beers & Company of Chicago, 1909), 1567, 480 (Reliability: 1). The Bergers of Berks county, a family which has numerous representatives among the most creditable citizens of this section, have been located here since the arrival of the emigrant ancestor, several generations back.

Herber Berger came to this country from Germany in company with his brother, and settled in the upper end of Berks county, among the Blue Mountains. The brother died unmarried, and both are buried at the Blue Mountain Church. [ed. His brother married, twice, and is buried at Bern] [p. 1567]

[Herber] had the following named children: Elizabeth, born Feb. 8, 1760; George W., Sept. 20, 1761; Tobias, Jan. 21, 1765; Catharine, July 9, 1766; Maria B., April 8, 1768; Johannes, June 24, 1769; Maria M., June 9, 1771; Diana Maria, April 27, 1773; Maria Magdalena, Sept. 18, 1774; John Christian, Nov. 5, 1777; Johan Ludwig, Jan. 28, 1779; Johan Philip, born June 3, 1782. [p. 480]

Name

Name: Johann Herber or Hewert /Berger/[5][6][7][8][9][10][11]

Birth

Date: 10 JUN 1735
Place: Dierdorf, Neuwied, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany[12][13][14]

Event

Type: Arrival
Date: 1744
Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania[15]

Residence

Date: 1790
Place: Tulpehocken, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States[16]
Date: 1800
Place: Tulpehocken, Berks, Pennsylvania[17]
Date: 1810
Place: Bern, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States[18]

Death

Date: 11 FEB 1815
Place: Age: 79/Upper Tulpehocken, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania[19][20]

Burial

Place: Strausstown, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA[21][22]

Birth: Jun. 10, 1735 Death: Feb. 11, 1815 Berks County Pennsylvania, USA


Family links: Parents: George Wilhelm Berger (1695 - 1767)

Spouse: Catharina Lang Berger (1739 - 1819)

Children: Tobias Berger (1765 - 1822)* Johannes Berger (1769 - 1832)* Johan Christian Berger (1777 - 1857)* Philip Berger (1782 - 1796)*

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Inscription:

Hier ruhet Herber Berger · Geboren in Deutschland den 10ten June 1735 · Starb den 11ten February 1815 · Alt 79 Jahr 8 Monat 1 Tag

Burial: Zion Church Cemetery Strausstown Berks County Pennsylvania, USA

Created by: Berks-Dauphin Roots Record added: Dec 06, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 62623251


Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 62623251

  • Source: S41 Pennsylvania, Find A Grave Index, 1682-2012; Repository: #R1
  • Repository: R1 Ancestry.com
  • Source: S42 Ancestry.com: 1810 United States Federal Census; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S47 Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-1999; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S48 1800 United States Federal Census; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S49 U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S50 U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S52 1790 United States Federal Census; Repository: #R1

References

  1. Westerwald to America lists date of baptisms as 13 Nov 1734
  2. Westerwald to America, Annette Kunsleman Burgert, (Picton Press, 1899), p. 29.
  3. Ancestry.com, record of veteran burial.
  4. Pennsylvania Archives, Series 3, vol. VI, p. 292, 319.
  5. Source: #S52 Year: 1790; Census Place: Tulpehocken, Berks, Pennsylvania; Series: M637; Roll: 8; Page: 131; Image: 145; Family History Library Film: 0568148
  6. Source: #S48 Year: 1800; Census Place: Tulpehocken, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: 35; Page: 674; Image: 260; Family History Library Film: 363338
  7. Source: #S42 Year: 1810; Census Place: Bern, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: 45; Page: 675; Image: 0193671; Family History Library Film: 00130
  8. Source: #S50 Source number: 23974.002; Pedigree chart;
  9. Source: #S41
  10. Source: #S47 Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1929-1990; Archive Collection Number: Series 1-1; Folder Number: 36
  11. Source: #S49 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Year: 1744; Page Number: 29
  12. Source: #S50 Source number: 23974.002; Pedigree chart
  13. Source: #S41
  14. Source: #S47 Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1929-1990; Archive Collection Number: Series 1-1; Folder Number: 36
  15. Source: #S49 Page: Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Year: 1744; Page Number: 29
  16. Source: #S52 Page: Year: 1790; Census Place: Tulpehocken, Berks, Pennsylvania; Series: M637; Roll: 8; Page: 131; Image: 145; Family History Library Film: 0568148
  17. Source: #S48 Page: Year: 1800; Census Place: Tulpehocken, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: 35; Page: 674; Image: 260; Family History Library Film: 363338
  18. Source: #S42 Page: Year: 1810; Census Place: Bern, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: 45; Page: 675; Image: 0193671; Family History Library Film: 00130
  19. Source: #S41
  20. Source: #S47 Page: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1929-1990; Archive Collection Number: Series 1-1; Folder Number: 36
  21. Source: #S41
  22. Source: #S47 Page: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1929-1990; Archive Collection Number: Series 1-1; Folder Number: 36

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