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Johann Heinrich Wagner (1725 - 1800)

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Johann Heinrich Wagner
Born in Leiman, Rhineland-Pfalz, Germanymap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
Husband of — married in Rhineland-Pflaz, Germanymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Feltzen South, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotiamap
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b. ca. 1725-1726, Leimen, Pfalz, Germany[citation needed]
Marriage: ca. 1750, Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

Quoting from Frank Sherman Wagner:

[Begin quote.]

Johann [Johann Heinrich], now called Henry may have been born in Leimen Germany in 1725. He died 26 March 1800. Henry sailed on the Gale in 1752 with wife Anna Margaretha and daughter Anna Maria Barbara. Anna Maria Barbara shows in census reports as Maria also. Henry was granted a lot in [Lunenburg town in] Strasburgers division B2 in 1754, this lot was his until 1762 and was vacant with a building from 1864-1879. Two doors up from him in lot B 5 was Rudolph Berringer

Henry was granted farm lots South E, 8, 9, 10 and 11, this is the Feltzen South area today. It is believed most of the original German Settlers living at Feltzen South were buried on Moser's Point [at the western tip of the Feltzen South peninsula], at least up until the late 1800's. Several records from other family members have them also buried at Moser's Point. There are more than 50 unmarked graves on Moser's Point which today has a house on the point. There are no records or markers for the graves. This has been confirmed by the South Shore Genealogical Society in March of 2000.

The state of Rhineland-Pfalz today is not quite the same as in 1725 or 1752 as the state borders have changed, today Leimen lies in the state of Baden-Wurttemberg.

[Henry made a] donation to Lutheran Church 0.3.0 pounds sterling (3 shillings). Shown as member in 1775 and on member ledger 1783-1785.

More About Johann Heinrich Wagner (sr): Burial: March 29, 1800, Feltzen South, Moser's Point. Cause of Death: Old Age. Emigration: September 9, 1752, The Ship "GALE". Fact 1: A Smith of sorts /Farmer. Probate: April 2, 1800, Lunenburg NS.

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The following list of this couple's six children likewise is based on F.S. Wagner's family tree, with my editorial amendments:

1. Anna Maria Barbara Wagner, born Abt. 1751 in Leimen, Germany; lived in Feltzen South, Lot E-8; died in Lunenburg [?].

2. Johann Heinrich Wagner (Henry Jr.), born February 13, 1754 in Feltzen South Lot E-8; died July 4, 1803 in Blueberry NS [Queens Co.].

3. Margareta Catherine Wagner, born April 15, 1757 in Feltzen South N.S., Lot E-8; died February 3, 1826 in Feltzen South.

4. John Nicolas Wagner, born June 9, 1760 in Feltzen South; died... [?].

5. Maria Magdalena Wagner, born January 13, 1766 in Feltzen South Lot E-8; died... [?]. [SEE SPINDLER CHART & MOSER CHART – JdeR.]

6. Wilhelm Gottfried Wagner (William), born March 31, 1769 in Feltzen South N.S., Lot E-9; died December 1845 in Feltzen South Lot E-8. [2]


  1. Entered by John deRoche.
  2. Entered by John deRoche.
  • Wagner, Frank Sherman. 2002. "The Wagner Family Tree." Accessed 8 Oct 2011 & 28 Dec 2013 at [1] & ff pp.


  • Thanks to John deRoche for starting this profile. Click the Changes tab for the details of contributions by John and others.
  • This person was created on 14 April 2010 through the import of Jamie 2010_2010-04-10.ged

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On 1 Feb 2017 at 19:36 GMT Julie (Fiscus) Ricketts wrote:

Wagner-2769 and Wagner-42 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicates -- place of death is not entered correctly on Wagner-42

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