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I would like to propose a merge of Lukenbell-1 and Luckenbill-32. There are numerous variations on the name "Luckenbill" and several of them seem to be the same person. These two both seem to be Johan Ekel Luckenbill who arrived aboard the Thistle in Philadelphia, 1730. Little is known directly about the man. A Heinrich Luckenbill was also aboard (Heinrich signed his own name, Johann used an "X"). They are believed to be brothers (Morton's history) and Johan is believed to have been accompanied by a wife and one daughter, Anna Barbara (b1721) who married a Johannes Kistler. Less is even known about Heinrich, although he too would be a Palantine Immigrant. Both also signed the allegiance pledges. They eventually settled in Berks County, Pa, and multiple "Luckenbills" emerged. The earliest are a John Adam Luckenbill (b 1720) who would have been on the Thistle, but too young to be named. A John Ludwig (born around 1735 in Berks moved to NC and bought land in 1758. He's recorded in a family history of the Farleys, by Lucy Farley Speer. Jost Luckenbill married to Susanna is the father of my descendant Christian Benjamin Luckenbill (b 1774) and part of the Morton history which is really confusing to work through with the numerous Christians getting blended and mixed up. Anna Barbara, John Ludwig, Adam, and Jost are most likely children or grandchildren of Johann Ekel (or perhaps Heinrich). Another Christian (b 1741) is reported as a son of Johan Ekel by Family Search and a son of Adam by the Strausstown Roots group. There is obviously much to clean up and I would appreciate and help and guidance you all could provide. One immediate question is how to fix what I think are errors - before or after the merges? I have adopted several unclaimed "Luckenbills" (I feel some loyalty to the name having used it for a number of years), but not all are direct descendants. I have completed the Ancestry DNA , but am not sure how to use it to possible get some connections or clarity about the Luckenbill descendants. Thanks for any help.

Judy Luckenbill Brett

We should include all four listed children of Lannin-19 and Schnell-268 in the migration. They came together on same ship as parents. Thanks. JSC
posted by Jane (Snell) Copes
Yes, I'll add them to the project.
posted by Dave Rutherford
Greetings Dave and Ellen,
  • I recently proposed 4 merges related to Hans Michael Gutknecht.
  • Since Hans Michael Gutknecht (Gutknecht-90) is a Palatine Migration Project profile, I thought I should contact you first to get your opinion and 'blessing'. I first attempted to merge Isaac Goodnight (Goodnight-530) with Isaac Goodnight (Goodnight-6), but was reminded to first merge his parents.
  • These are the proposed merges (in order that they should be merged, I believe):
  • 1. Christopher Landers (Landers-1293) into Christopher Landis (Landis-12)
  • 2. Mary Landers (Landers-1290) into Mary Landis (Landis-57) (Landis being the correct spelling, I believe)
  • 3. Hans Michael Gutknecht (Gutknecht-87) into Hans Michael Gutknecht (Gutknecht-90)
  • 4. Isaac Goodnight (Goodnight-530) into Isaac Goodnight (Goodnight-6)
  • Christopher Landis/Landers was the father of Mary Landis/Landers.
  • Mary Landis/Landers was second wife of Hans Michael Gutknecht.
  • Isaac Goodnight was the youngest son of Hans Michael Gutknecht.
  • Approval has been made for (Gutknecht-87): John Sissom (Sissom-18), and (Gutknecht-90): Bill Vincent (Vincent-18).
  • Approval has been made for (Goodnight-6): Doug Cooper (Cooper-11817), and (Goodnight-530): default
  • Awaiting approval from Dave McDougle (McDougle-1) for (Landis-12) and (Landis-57).
  • Dave McDougle is also on the trusted list of Hans Michael Gutknecht.
  • Hans Michael Gutknecht was my 4th Great Grandfather (confidence = high).
  • Once these merges have been completed, there will be other merges concerning Isaac Goodnight's wives.

Thank you in advance for any and all assistance and advice. Respectfully, Luther Brown

posted by Luther Brown
edited by Luther Brown
Greetings, I am trying to find the father of Henry Samual Teter, Sr He is the link to Germany from our family over here in the late 1600's. My 6th Ggfather. Teter-115
posted by Thomas Teters
edited by Thomas Teters
Looking over the bio for Johann Peter Heydrich Sr (1710-1789), I noticed that most, if not all, of the details in it described the life of his son by the same name, Johann Peter (Heydrich) Hedrick Jr. (1732-1798), rather than the life of the father. I don't know if I accidentally submitted this bio, or someone else. If no one has any objections, I would like to remove this bio, and blend it in with the bio of Johann Peter (Heydrich) Hedrick Jr. (1732-1798), while replacing the bio of Johann Peter Heydrich Sr (1710-1789) with one that more accurately describes his life.
posted by Kent Creamer
Hi Kent,

Not all profile managers on these profiles are project members, so they won't see this note. In cases like this, it is probably better to post the message directly to the profile(s) concerned.

But thank you for offering to straighten out the biographies here. I can't see where there should be any objection to that.


posted by Dave Rutherford
Hi! I'm on Ranger duty and noticed a change to LNAB on a profile managed & protected by the Palatine Migration Project but don't see support for one spelling over another. Could you take a look? Rahmsauer-1 (which is about the only variation not given in one of the comments).
posted by Liz (Noland) Shifflett

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