Johann Eberhardt Riehm was from the town of Leimen in Germany. He followed the trade of baker as did his father-in-law, Jost Schwab. He emigrated with his wife, two children, and his in-laws from Germany with the son of William Penn. They emigrated from Leimen to Rotterdam to Philadelphia/Conestoga in the fall of 1717. He is first mentioned in the records of the Pequea Valley where he asked for a grant of 200 acres of land bordering the Pequa Valley Creek that included a small Indian settlement called "Cocalico." He had the Indians' consent to settle there and the purchase money. Once there the area was known as Mud River. 
Johann Eberhardt Ream was born 6 October 1687 in Leimen, Heidelberg, Germany. 
Baptism: 8 October 1687, Leimen, Baden, Germany.
Eberhard lived to be 91 years of age. He passed away on 22 August 1779 in what is now Reamstown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania and was buried there. 
'Burial: Ream-Reddig Family Cemetery, Reamstown, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. 
Inscription: age: 91 yrs 10 mos 14 days - born in: Leimen, Heidelberg, Baden, Palatinate (Palatinate is now part of Germany) 
Eberhard Ream was married to Anna Elisabetha Schwab in Leimen, Heidelberg, Baden, Germany on 5 April 1712. 
↑ Elmer Leonidas Denniston, Genealogy of the Stukey, Ream, Grove, Clem, and Denniston Families (Harrisburg, PA: The author, 1939).
↑ 2.02.1 Ancestry.com. Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970[online publication], Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls
↑ Ancestry.com. Family Data Collection - Births [online publication], Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, In.c, 201. Original data: Edmund West, compiler
↑ 4.04.1 Ancestry.com. Millennium File, Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2003. Original data: Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File. Salt Lake City, UT, USA
↑ Ancestry.com. Family Data Collection - Deaths [online publication], Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, In.c, 201. Original data: Edmund West, compiler
↑ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 3 Jan 2015), entry for Anna Elisabetha Schwab, person ID LCRN-2HR
Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania Census, 1772-1890, [online publication], Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 1999. Original data: Ronald V. Jackson, compiler and digitizer, from microfilmed schedules of the U.S. Federal Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses, and/or census substitutes
Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania Church Records - Adams, Berks, and Lancaster Counties, 1729-1881 [online publication], Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2004. Original data - Extracted from microfilmed transcriptions of the original church records. The microfilmed records are located at the Family History Library
Ancestry.com. Ancestry Family Trees, Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members
Gale Research. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s [Online publication], Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data - P. William Filby, editor, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s. Farmington Hills, MI, USA: Gale Research, 2010
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Johann 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 Johann: