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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
Died in Crowland, Welland, Ontario, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Oct 2014
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Categories: Palatine Migrants | United Empire Loyalists.

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 on board the Snow Rowand out of Rotterdam under Captain Arthur Tran. [2]. 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. [3]


  1. "Buchner/Boughner Origins," website. "The Long Point Settlers" ( : accessed 12 Jun 2016.)
  2. A collection of upwards of Thirty-thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and other Immigrants in Pennsylvania from 1727 – 1776, Professor I. Daniel Rupp. 1898, pp. 316-317.
  3. 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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On 2 Sep 2018 at 23:52 GMT Dave Rutherford wrote:

Buchner-272 and Buchner-134 appear to represent the same person because: same person

Henry is 22 degrees from Walter Morrison, 21 degrees from Alison Wilkins and 17 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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