no image

John Peter Harrold Sr. (1754 - 1835)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
John Peter Harrold Sr. aka Herrold
Born in Bethel Township, Berks, Pennsylvaniamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Husband of — married about [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Westmoreland County, PA, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Aug 2013
This page has been accessed 229 times.


Peter Sr. was born in 1754 in Berks Co, Pa., the son of George Christoph Harrold, Jr. and Maria Catherina Pontius.

He father moved the family to western Pennsylvania to Westmoreland County in 1770-75 to what was called the Harrold Settlement.

In May 1777 he married Elizabeth Baum in Harrold Church, Westmoreland Co, PA. They had 10 children.

He married 2nd after 1826 to Catherine Bracht.

Movement of some office 10 Children: Christian and David moved to Columbiana Co, Oh where they died. John Peter moved to Stark & Wayne Co, Oh, then to Richland Co, IL where he died. Daniel stayed and died in Westmoreland Co, Pa. Catherine married William VanDyke and died in Westmoreland Co, Pa.

He died in 1835 in Westmoreland Co, PA[1]


  1. Peter Sr's FAG -
  • Title: Hofler Family Records Author: Edmond A. Hofler Publication: 1998

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Searching for someone else?
First: Last:

DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with John:

Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

  • Login to edit this profile.
  • Private Messages: Contact the Profile Managers privately: Debbie Parsons and Linda Franks. (Best when privacy is an issue.)
  • Public Comments: Login to post. (Best for messages specifically directed to those editing this profile. Limit 20 per day.)
  • Public Q&A: These will appear above and in the Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum. (Best for anything directed to the wider genealogy community.)

On 8 Jan 2018 at 20:29 GMT Manuela Thiele wrote:

Herrold-30 and Harrold-150 appear to represent the same person because: This appears to be the same person.

John is 26 degrees from Sharon Caldwell, 20 degrees from Burl Ives and 17 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

H  >  Harrold  >  John Peter Harrold Sr.