John R. Hertzler

John R. Hertzler

Male 1729 - 1801  (72 years)
Person ID: I36910  Sharon Vitter's Ancestors & Descendants


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  • Name John R. Hertzler  [1, 2, 3
    Born 1729  Hinterwil, Uerkheim, Aargau, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Apr 1801  Womelsdorf, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Kurtz Cemetery, Womelsdorf, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Siblings
     ½1. Catherine R. Hertzler (ID:I42775),   b. 1731, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1800, Elk Lick, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     ½2. Jacob Hertzler (ID:I44167),   b. 1733, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1795, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     ½3. Christian R. Hertzler (ID:I44162),   b. 1740, Palantine, Doubs, Franche-Comté, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1817, Belleville, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     ½4. Veronica Hertzler (ID:I50625),   b. Europe Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1819, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Parents

    Family ID: F53148 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father Bishop Jacob Hertzler, Sr. (ID:I28579),   b. 1703, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1786, Hamburg, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother ? ? (ID:I67048),   d. DECEASED 

    Parents

    Family ID: F37973 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  

    Family

    Family ID: F32558  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Wife Veronica Reichenbach Yoder (ID:I44189),   b. 1736, Steffisburg, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1806, Belleville, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1756  Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Children 
      1. John Y. Hertzler (ID:I43746),   b. 17 Jan 1757, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1836, Belleville, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
      2. Barbara Hertzler (ID:I44173),   b. 3 Sep 1759, Alsace, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1838, (Berks County was formed in 1752 from parts of Chester, Lancaster, and Philadelphia Counties), Tuckerton, Muhlenberg, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
      3. Jacob Yoder Hertzler (ID:I44118),   b. 26 Jul 1764, Alsace, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1824, Belleville, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
      4. Sarah Hertzler (ID:I44198),   b. 1765, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1821, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
      5. Elizabeth Hertzler (ID:I44190),   b. 6 Jun 1766, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1842, Leesport, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
      6. David Y. Hertzler (ID:I44171),   b. 26 Jan 1768, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1855, Belleville, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
      7. Christian Hertzler (ID:I43710),   b. Apr 1770, Caemarvon, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1826, Womelsdorf, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
      8. Veronica Hertzler (ID:I43711),   b. 1772, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1828, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
      9. Catherine Hertzler (ID:I43714),   b. 1776, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1817, Belleville, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1729 - Hinterwil, Uerkheim, Aargau, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1756 - Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Apr 1801 - Womelsdorf, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Kurtz Cemetery, Womelsdorf, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Hertzler John R Document
    Hertzler John R Document

  • Source Citations

    1. [S905] Marriage Records, Source number: 1301.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: DPS.

    2. [S1251] Find A Grave, John Hertzler.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83034102/john-hertzler

    3. [S1622] A Brief Biographical Memorial of Jacob Hertzler, Pages 13–15.
      Memorial of Jacob Hertzler.

      Jacob Hertzler was born in 1703, of Swiss par-
      ents, in Switzerland, Europe. Occupation, farmer
      and minister of the Amish Mennonite Church. He
      married in Europe, and with his first wife had one
      son named John. His wife died and was buried in
      Europe. Jacob Hertzler then married his second
      wife, Catharine ; the children by this marriage were
      two sons and one daughter. Jacob Hertzler with
      his family emigrated from Switzerland to the Palat-
      inate, in France, and after residing there for
      some years, during the reign of Louis XV, a king
      of France, on account of being persecuted for his
      religious faith, being a Mennonite, Jacob Hertzler
      and family emigrated from there to America, taking
      the route via Rotterdam, Holland, and Plymouth,
      England. He came over in the ship St. Andrew,
      James Abercrombie, Master, from Rotterdam,
      landing in Philadelphia, Pa., Sep. 9th, 1719. J
      From there he went to Berne T., Lancaster Co.,

      * Palatinate, a province in the north east of France, on the
      river Rhine, adjoining Baden. In 1815), when the allied armv
      defeated Napoleon, the treaty of Peace signed at Paris, on the
      20th of November, it was ceded to Baden. It is now a
      province in Bavaria in the German Empire. See Markam's
      History of France

      # King Louis XV was one of the worst kings of his race. See
      Markam's History ot France. Page 474.

      i See autographical tiles of immigrants of 174?, in the Penn-
      sylvania Historical Society, in Philadelphia, as to the time
      when Jacob Hertzler declarecl his fealty to the province of
      Pennsylvania, and the king of Great Britain and his successors.

      — 14 —

      Pa., now Upper Berne T., Berks Co., Pa., two
      miles west of Hamburg, on the direct road leading
      to Harrisburg. and purchased from the proprieta-
      ries of Pennsylvania, Richard and Thomas Penn,
      in Philadelphia, warrant granted to Jacob Hertzler,
      January 9th, 1750, for 182 acres, '"^0 perches of land
      surveyed May 14th, 1767. Price one dollar and
      twenty-five cents per acre. This tract was named
      Contentment. Also a warrant granted Oct. 13th,
      1752, for 110 acres, 1 30 perches ; a warrant granted
      Aug. 5th, 1765, for 36 acres, 36 perches ; a warrant
      granted Dec. 2d, 1766, for 44 acres, 95 perches;
      and a warrant granted June 23d, 1773, for 30 acres,
      33 perches. These several contiguous tracts in the
      whole contained 404 acres, and 4 perches, and an
      allowance of six per cent, for roads, all set with
      timber in a wilderness, which he improved.

      On August the 30th, 1773, Jacob Hertzler di-
      vided his land between his children. John received
      the farm near Moortown, in Centre T., Berks Co.,
      Pa. ; his son Jacob received 190 acres of the home
      farm; his son Christian received 169 acres of the
      home farm ; his daughter Fanny, married to John
      Kauffman, received the residue of the home farm,
      with some more land joining by purchase.

      Catharine Hertzler died between August 30th.
      1773, and March 4th, 1774. Jacob Hertzler died
      in 1786, some time after March 20th. They are
      both buried in the Amish Congregation Burying-
      ground, two miles west of Hamburg, joining the
      home farm. There are no tombstones to mark the
      graves where our progenitors lie.

      15 —

      1. FIRST GENERATION.

      Jacob Hertzler, post office address when he
      died, was Hamburg, Berks Co., Pa.; his children
      born in Switzerland, and Palatine, a province of
      France, Europe, are,

      (1) John Hertzler married to Veronica Reich-
      enbach.

      (2) Jacob Hertzler, married to Barbara Yoder.

      (3) Fanny Hertzler. born ; died in 1819:

      married to John Kauffiiian, born ; died in

      1843 ; occupation, farmer. Their children are, two
      sons and four daughters. John Kauffiiian and
      family moved from Upper Berne T.. Berks Co.,
      Pa., to Somerset Co., Pa., removed to the vicin-
      ity of Dayton, Ohio. Where their descendants
      are residing is not known to the writer.

      (4) Christian Hertzler, married to Elisabeth
      Yoder.

      * .John Hertzler was a sun of Jacob Hertzler by his
      first marriage. His first wife's name not known to the
      writer and his second wife's maiden name

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    4. [S1037] Family Database of James C. Hostetler, James C. Hostetler, (Name: Swiss Anabaptist Genealogical Association;), Veronica Reichenbach Yoder.
      Name Veronica Yoder
      Born 1736 Europe
      Gender Female
      Died 1806 Mifflin Co., PA
      Person ID I5906 Wiegand Database
      Last Modified 18 Jun 2020
      Father ------ Yoder, b. 1695, Europe, d. 1742, At Sea (Age 47 years)
      Mother Barbara ------, b. Abt 1696, Europe, d. Yes, date unknown
      Family ID F2513 Group Sheet | Family Chart
      Family John Hertzler, b. 1729, Switzerland, d. Apr 1801, Berks Co., PA (Age 72 years)
      Children
      1. John Hartzler, b. 17 Jan 1757, Berks Co., PA, d. 22 Mar 1836, Mifflin Co., PA (Age 79 years)
      2. Barbara Hertzler, b. Berks Co., PA, d. 23 Mar 1838, Berks Co., PA
      3. Jacob Hartzler, b. 25 Jul 1764, Berks Co., PA, d. 1824, Mifflin Co., PA (Age 59 years)
      4. David Hartzler, b. 26 Jan 1768, Berks Co., PA, d. 21 Oct 1855, Mifflin Co., PA (Age 87 years)
      5. Christian Hertzler, b. Apr 1770, Berks Co., PA, d. 30 Aug 1826, Berks Co., PA (Age ~ 56 years)
      6. Veronica Hertzler, b. 1772, Berks Co., PA, d. Abt 1828, Mifflin Co., PA (Age 56 years)
      7. Catherine Hartzler, b. 1776, Berks Co., PA, d. Mifflin Co., PA
      8. Elizabeth Hartzler, b. 27 Jun 1766, Berks Co., PA, d. 6 Mar 1842 (Age 75 years)
      Last Modified 18 Jun 2020
      Family ID F492