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Johann Dech (1720 - abt. 1774)

Johann (John) Dech
Born in Heiliges Römisches Reichmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died about at about age 54 in Northampton, Pennsylvaniamap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Oct 2009
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John Dech has German Roots.
John Dech was died in Pennsylvania.

Johann, a.k.a. John, was born in 1720 in the Heiliges Römisches Reich (Holy Roman Empire) in what is now Germany.[1] Being of low estate, he migrated to Pennsylvania as an indentured servant about 1734.[1] After he fulfilled his contract, he prospered in Sumneytown [sic], Bucks County, Pennsylvania.[1] He later settled in Northampton County Pennsylvania, near Bethlehem.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Heller, William Jacob (ed.). History of Northampton County (Pennsylvania) and the Grand Valley of the Lehigh. New York: American Historical Society, 1920. Vol II, p. 189.

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Dech-55 and Dech-3 appear to represent the same person because: Duplicate father of Jacob Dech. Please merge.
posted by [Living Tardy]