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Johann Sebastian Traber (abt. 1696 - 1756)

Johann Sebastian "Bastian" Traber aka Dreber, Treber
Born about in Wollstein, Hessen, Germanymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about 1718 in Red Hook, Rhinebeck, Dutchess, New York, British Americamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Clinton, Dutchess, New York Colonymap
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Johann Traber was a Palatine Migrant.
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Johann was born about 1696. Johann Traber. He was baptized September 23, 1696.[1] He was confirmed September 26, 1710. (Jones, cites West Camp Lutheran Chbk). He appeared in the Rhinebeck North Ward tax rolls in 1720/21 and continued on Rhinebeck area tax lists to February 1747/48. (Jones, cites Dutchess Co. Tax Lists).

As Bastian Treibor listed in group of Palatine families who moved to Rhinebeck “from the east camp (Germantown?) on the Hudson in 1715” (Historic Old Rhinebeck p. 42)

Christening Date: 23 SEP 1696

Some or all of their children are listed as children of Bastein Treber and Christina Ul in Holland Society of New York; New York, New York; Reyn Beeck Redhook Book 40 Son Carel 7 Nov 1738. [2]


  1. Jones, Jr., Palatine Families of New York, Vol. II, p. 1034. Cites: Wöllstein Chbk. Sponsors: Sebastian Engles from Sifersheim and his wife.
  2. Redhook Book 40 by subscription at:
  • Morse, Historic Old Rhinebeck (1908)
  • William Henry Van Benschoten, Concerning the Van Buschoten or Van Benschoten Family in America, A Genealogy and Brief History (West Park-On-Hudson: 1907) Vol, II, p. 680.
  • Henry Z. Jones, Jr., Palatine Families of New York: A Study of the German Immigrants Who Arrived in Colonial New York in 1710 (Universal City, California 1985) Vol. II, p. 1034. 3


  • WikiTree profile Treber-10 created through the import of cz1254_67155820735zf10x84z954.ged on Nov 27, 2012 by Bryan Rowe. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Bryan and others.

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Has anyone tracked down this confirmation document? I am unable to find it.
posted by John Balow
I haven't found it yet. I will have a look on FamilySearch, if it has been indexed.
posted by Linda (DeFrees) Franks
Treber-3 and Traber-10 appear to represent the same person because: Both Traber and Treber occur in sources.
posted by Timothy Wilder

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