Jacob Oberholtzer


Immigration 1732 (3 vII-p50)

1703-4: Born. (3)

1723 ca.: Jacob Oberholtzer marries _____. (1 p23)

1724 Aug 27: Elisabeth (1 p23)
1725 - 1726: Elisabeth (3)

1728 - 1729: Samuel (3)

?? When was Elisabeth born?

If she were born on 1724 Aug 27 (1 p23), she would have been seven when she arrived in Philadelphia on the Samuel in 1732, rather than six as recorded. (3) -- dg 2014 Feb 15

1732 Aug 11: Jacob Oberholtzer (age 28) and his children Elisabeth (age 6) and Samuel (age 3) arrive in Philadelphia, PA on the Samuel. (3)

1732 Aug 14: The Pennsylvania Gazette of Benjamin Franklin announces the arrival of the Samuel. (4)

1736 ca.: Jacob Oberholtzer marries Barbara _____. (1 p23-26)

1739 ca.   : Johannes/Hans
1740 Aug 10: Christian
1743 ca.   : Anna
1746 Jan 14: Barbara
1750 Jun 25: Maria
1751 ca.   : Jacob
1753 ca.   : Magdalena
1755 ca.   : Veronica

1738 Jul 3: Jacob Oberholtzer warrants 174 acres on Muddy Creek just north of the three Good siblings, [an error occurred while processing this directive], [an error occurred while processing this directive] and [an error occurred while processing this directive]. (2)

1739 Mar 28: The 174 aces is surveyed. (2)

1755: Jacob Oberholtzer dies. (1)

1764 Dec 22: The heirs of Jacob Oberholtzer receive patent AA-6-91 for the land he warranted in 1738. (1 p18) (2)

Notes

1. Jerold A. Stahly, "The Family of Jacob Oberholtzer (1704-1755) of Brecknock Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania" in Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage (Lancaster, PA: Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 1989 Apr).

2. "Brecknock Twp., Lancaster Co." in RG-17, Records of the Land Office, Warrantee Township Maps, {series #17.522} (Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania State Archives). Also www.phmc.state.pa.us...sterBrecknockWeb.pdf (Accessed 2013 Jan 19).

3. Ralph Beaver Strassburger, "Samuel, 1732 Aug 11" in Pennsylvania German Pioneers, ed. William John Hinke, Vols. I-II (Norristown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1934). Pages for Samuel, 1732 Aug 11 localhost/family/peo.../1732-Samuel/hs.html (2011 Jan 25).

4. "Re: Arrival of Ship Samuel" in The Pennsylvania Gazette (1732 Aug 7-14). Selections localhost/family/peo...732/08-07-14/hs.html (Newspapers.com). The Pennsylvania Gazette.

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