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Johannes Heinrich Buchner Sr., UEL (1734 - 1817)

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Johannes Heinrich (Henry) Buchner Sr., UEL
Born in Unnau, Nassau-Dillenberg, Westerwald, Hesse, Prussiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Elizabethtown, New Jerseymap
Descendants descendants
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Died in Crowland, Welland, Ontario, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Oct 2014 | Last significant change: 6 May 2018
17:47: Alan Buchner UE added Elisabeth (Zehrung) Buchner as mother for Henry Buchner Sr., UEL. [Thank Alan for this]
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Henry Buchner Sr., UEL was a Palatine Migrant.
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Henry Buchner was a United Empire Loyalist.
UEL Status:Proven
Date: 08 Oct 1796


Born as Johannes Heinrich Buchner to Johan Martin Buchner and Elsa Zehrung on December 10, 1734 in Unnau, Westerwald, Rheinland-Pfalz, Prussia (now Unnau, Westerwald, Rheinland-Pfaltz, Germany). [1]

With his parents and siblings, Heinrich immigrated to the United States of America through the Port of Philadelphia on September 29, 1753. The family eventually settled in Sussex County, Province of New Jersey.

In 1769, Henry was married to Anna Eva Dell in Elizabethtown, Union, Province of New Jersey.

During the American Revolutionary War, Henry Buchner, Sr. aided, harboured and assisted Loyalists in Sussex, New Jersey. [2]


  1. "Buchner/Boughner Origins," website. "The Long Point Settlers" ( : accessed 12 Jun 2016.)
  2. Canada, Ottawa: Library and Archives Canada, 'Upper Canada Land Petition,' microfilm C-1619, images 00345-00350, RG 1 L3, vol. 27, B Bundle 1, petition 121.


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