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115 Acres, 73 Perches, Lower Heidelberg (now South Heidelberg) Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

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Categories: Lower Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania | South Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.


Parent Plats

Fisher's Delight, 47.75 Acres, Heidelberg (now South Heidelberg) Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, Philip Fisher, 1 Apr 1785 (all)

56 Acres, Heidelberg (now South Heidelberg) Township, Lancaster (now Berks) County, Pennsylvania, William Fisher, 28 Nov 1741 (part)

25 Acres, Heidelberg (now South Heidelberg) Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, William Fisher, 9 Jul 1760 (part)

Land Size, Shape, and Location

Plat Plotter (13 Apr 1846, 21 Mar 1857)

Plat Plotter (31 Mar 1866)

Plat Plotter (21 Mar 1900)

Current Parcel Info


Michael Fisher combined parent plats above through his ownership.

Michael Fisher (son of previous Michael Fisher) sold his father's real estate as part of his father's estate proceedings to his third cousin John H Wenrich on 13 Apr 1846.

John H Wenrich died 15 Aug 1852. The administrators of his estate (his father Daniel Wenrich and Moses Gockley) were finally able to sell the land 21 Mar 1857 to John's brother Isaac H Wenrich.

Isaac turned around and sold 111 Acres 57 perches to his third cousin Jonathan Fox on 1 Apr 1857.

Jonathan sold 110 Acres 52 Perches of the plat to Jared Huntzinger on 31 Mar 1866.

Jared Huntzinger's executor sold 109 Acres 92 Perches to Reuben D Wenrich on 21 Mar 1900. Reuben was a relative of the owners previous to Jared Huntzinger.

George G Wenrich, executor of Reuben D Wenrich's will, sold this tract along with another tract to Reuben's fifth cousin once removed Adam H Schaeffer on 1 Apr 1930.

Adam H Schaeffer died 17 Aug 1963. His wife passed ownership of the tract of land to her son Adam H Schaeffer.

In 1993, Adam H Schaeffer Jr and his wife passed ownership of the land to their four children, who are the current owners.

Historical Valuations

13 Apr 1846 - $4,240.9675

21 Mar 1857 - $9,025.42

1 Apr 1857 - $10,225.42

31 Mar 1866 - $11,500.00

21 Mar 1900 - $8,766.00


Berks County Deeds, Book 55, Page 493

Berks County Deeds, Book 66, Page 215

Berks County Deeds, Book 81, Page 706

Berks County Deeds, Book 274, Page 26

Berks County Deeds, Book 704, Page 201

Berks County Deeds, Book 1495, Page 420

Berks County Deeds, Book 2447, Page 1416