Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Early Settlers by Township

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As printed in:

A History of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
From the Earliest Settlements to the Present Time
Published by James J. Hauser, 1902
Early Settlers of the County by Township found on Page 110 - 116


Transcribed by Vicki Koller Hartman for GenealogyTrails March 2011



HANOVER TOWNSHIP
Valentine Clader George Ervenreider Henry Fogelman Michael Reichard Ludwig Keiper
Adam Clader John C. Yeager Jacob Sterner Abraham Sterner Abraham Keiper
Jacob Clader Henry Beitel George Meyer Christian Sterner Joseph Kidd
Henry Kramer Christian Beitel Nicholas Steiner John Sterner John Knauss
Mr. Hartzel Charles Colver Anna Laubach Barbara Sterner Philip Kleckner
Mr. Hatz Peter Kelchner George Laubach John Keim Jacob Haner
Jacob Blast Henry Fatzinger John G. Kurtz John Kelchner Jonathan Hauer
Jonathan Ott Michael Kelchner Joseph Dewalt Jacob Keiper Christian Young
Joseph Albright Daniel Flint Barbara Quier John Keiper Henry Brader
  Joseph Albright Daniel Quier    

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP
Jacob Arndt Peter Granwall Jacob Moyer Conrad Reedy George Meal
Andrew Martin Adam German Peter Miller Henry Reinhart Ulrich Neff
Jacob Coltner Henry Geiger Peter Missimer Andrew Shitler Ulrich Henry Neff
Andrew Clymer Nicholas Handwerk Conrad Marms Frederick Schneider Henry Oswald
Henry Diehl Peter Herger Felix Mantsingler Melchior Schultz Michael Ohl
Jacob Dubenspeck Henry Hair Peter Musgenoung Daniel Schneider Herny Ohl
Tobias Eberth George Hafe Rudolph Peter George Siegler Henry Polinger
John Eberth Martin Kooger Elias Painter Lawrence Simon Charles Pennington
Leonard Foot Frederick Kern Adam Reeder William Silfoose Jacob Peter
Henry Francis George Knedler Peter Reege Francis Giltner George Lind
Henry Frey John Kuntz John Rhoads Frederick Giltner Teeter Seidler
Leonard Fahr John Kunkel John Rockel Jacob Giltner Christian Smith
Philip Fiddler Michael Kunkel William Rex Joseph Garber Christian Schmidt
Henry Frantz John Kern Charles Ross Henry Hauser Henry Smith
John Feller John Lapp Peter Raigh Henry Hoffman Frederick Snyder
Christopher Fahr Robert Levers Michael Ramilie Michael Hevener Philip Lehr
Peter Frantz Christian Lanahuer John Ruckel Michael Hiskey Jacob Traubespeck
John Frey John Lintz Peter Ruch John Handwerk George Welger
Jacob Frey Christian Langenohr Jacob Reedy Elizabeth Hoffman Jacob Weaver
Francis Gilpner Jacob Mowrer John Rumple Conrad Miller  
Heidelberg Church was organized in 1740. First members were:
Jacob Peter Peter Miller John Krauss Rudolph Peter Philip Hess
Casper Peter Henry Roeder Michael Mosser Philip Wangheman Solomon Walter
William Peter George Krum Daniel Burger John Weaver Frank Walter
John Hunsicker Jorg Schmaltz Nickel Klein Simon Weho George Newhard
Jacob Mayer Henry Ohl Henry Oswald Peter Woodring Nickel Burger
David Gisi Jacob Reidy Adam Winsch Casper Weaver Michael Ruch
Conrad Wirtz Michael Fritzinger Leonard Mayer Leonard Wassen Peter Miller
Frederick Niseli Ulrich Sensinger Andreas Schissler John Yeager Jacob Schlung
Ulrich Neff Jorch Recks Frederick Schneider George Ziegler Hans Ulrich Arndt
Henry Hoffman Peter Handwerk Jonas Matzinger Henry Kistler John Niessle

LOWHILL TOWNSHIP
Michael Avers Andrew Eschbach Christian Hoffman Michael Mosser Henry Shedd
Peter Boll Martin Eighler John Hartman Peter Neider John Christian Stahl
Valentine Bermerhoff George Ebenhart Jacob Horner George Oldwine Andrew Sendell
Martin Buchman Martin Eutert Michael Kimball Jacob Riffle Peter Sell
John Bear Jacob Froch Philip Kerger Mandlin Robenholder Andrew Sclizer
Adam Kline Henry Fuerlach Geroge Kint Andrew Rees Reynard Vogdeas
John Correll Peter Frantz John Klotz David Riffle John Wolfshurter
Peter Derr Philip Fenstermacher Henry Krellon Jacob Row Jacob Weimer
Peter Doutface Henry Hamser Jacob Klotz Zachary Satler John Conrad Redd
Michael Dieber        
Lowhill Church, was organized in 1769. First Members were:
Jacob Bachman, jr. Jacob Bachman, sr. Elizabeth Reichel John Teissluss William Schmetten
Jort George Nicholas Bachman Bernhard Schneider Cathrine Ennes Jacob Musserylang
Nicholas Mauserbach Christopher Knorr J. W. Schneider Christian Reiss George A. Guthekunst
Andreas Eschbach Henry Kempfer Peter Ball John Reinschmidt Adam Duess
John Hartman Peter Kocher Abraham Knorr William Stump Jacob Horner
John George Paul Bachman Lorenz Bachman Nicholas Kocher George Folk
Peter Weiss John Simon George Frederick Schneider Michael Brobst, Sr. Philip Fenstermacher
George George Sylvester Holben Henry Ohl John A. Geiss Mathias Schliman
Engel Thomas William Holben Michael Deibert Jacob Bar Nicholas Impody

LYNN TOWNSHIP
Valentine Barontheisel Samuel Friess Frederick Michael Nicholas Smith Marcus Wannemacher
Michael Baumgardner Daniel Heister Adam Miller Jacob Snyder Jacob Wannemacher
Henry Brenigh George Harmony George Nongener Melchoir Geer Philip Wannemacher
Peter Beisel Zachary Heller George Neiss Gabriel Vogel Casper Wieser
Jacob Billman Christian Henry John Neart Sebastian Verner Sylvester Holben
Martin Brobst Abraham Kerper George Oswald Martin Wydsell John Holben
Michael Buck Henry Kuntzman Daniel Oswald Philip Wertman Solomon Holben
Peter Baldauf Jacob Kistler David Pillman George Witzell Bernhard Follweiler
Jacob Barr John Kistler Adam Potts Henry Winderstein Edwin Schitz
Henry Bredich Henry King Michael Poke Michael Wertman Joseh Gibson
Adam Clause Evan Long Henry Pedneck Baltzer Yeager Christian Weber
Adam Creitz Jacob Leeser Godfried Peatzle George Zimmerman George L Schut
Gottleib Dennet Michael Miller Mathias Rhoads George Hermany Henry Oswald
John Everitt Michael Moser Baltzer Redenhower Peter Hunsicker Philip Gabriel Vogel
George Enos Simon Moser Henry Rubrecht Jacob Fetterolf Conrad Vogel
Philip Enos Jacob Muntz Job Siegfried Peter Fetterolf John Vogel
Philip Eberth Conrad Muntz Charles Straub Philip Fetterolf Valentine Schneider
Thomas Everitt Lawrence Miller Henry Snyder John Fetterolf Jacob Lynn
Gabriel Foagher Christian Miller Andrew Leachler John Heil Peter Lutz
John Flugh        
Ebenezer Church, was founded in 1740. The first members were:
Peter Scholl Michael Fenstermacher John Schmidt Philip Mosser Conrad Billman
Peter Beisel Jacob Oswald Burkhardt Mosser Philip Wertman John Kressley
Mathias Schitz Henry Widerstein Michael Bock Philip Autoni Andreas Straub
William Mayer Bernhard Schneider Michael Hattinger Martin Schuck Thomas Everitt
Stephen Gross Aaron Hartzell Peter Kirschner Dietrich Sittler Henry Konig
Abraham Schellhammer Jacob Hoffman Sylvester Holben Melchior Duer George Kistler
Philip Schuman Jacob Lynn Michael Habbes Jacob Manz Abraham Offenbach
Martin Grentler Christian Miller Adam Brentz Joseph Holder Adam Arndt
Ehrhard Ziesloff Joseph Gerber George Brenner Henry Hauss Jacob Donatt
Jacob Grunewald       Frederick Hess

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP
George Moltz George Rupp George Hoffman Casper Reiss Herman Mohr
George Hahn George L. Breinig Adam Heberly Valentine Schick Philip Gabriel Vogel
John Lichtenwalner George Schall Leonard Heychler Jacob Shoemaker Egidus Grim
John Kuntz Jacob Witchner John Jarrett Jacob Strong Jacob Schwartz
Abraham Yeakel William Heintz Edward Jarret Frederick Sikes George Free
Hans Jacob Moyer Daniel Schmoyer Jacob Koller Frederick Seitz Nicholas Free
Nicholas Meyer Casper Blyler Philip Kebler Philip Shearer Christian Gorr
Balthaser Yeakel Conrad Bean George Kebler Martin Speigle John George Guth
Richard Hockley John Baar George Kerr Peter Trexler Henry Nobloch
Richard Johnson Jacob Eagner George Mayne Godfried Tippendewer John Overcast
William Mohry Andrew Eisenhart John Miller Jacob Wagner Jacob Hoenberger
Andrew Reissell   Matthias Weaver   John Reiss

LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP
George F. Schaffer Adam Desh Joseph Albrecht Rev. Jacob VanBuskirk Lewis Larose
Michael Schaeffer Conrad Haas Philip Lauer Adam Singmaster John Y. Erdman
Frederick Romig Peter Butz Philip Christman Peter Miller  
Lehigh Church, was founded in 1740. The first members were:
Jeremiah Trexler Adam Moser Valentine Meckley Geroge Ruch Lorentz Kuchele
John Matthias Egner John Dietrich Michael Warmkessel Mathias Heinli Matthias Ludwig
M. Knappenberger Gaumer Matthias Steinlein Bastian Druckenmiller George Adam Bortz Jacob Schankweiler
John P. Fetherolf Jacob Koller George Christ John Dee Leonard Kuhns
William Fegley Jacob Stephan George Acker Simon Ham Conrad Kolb
Daniel Schmeier Philip Drescher Michael Shiffert Lorentz Schod George Seiler
Frederick Seitz Stophel Miller Balzer Federman Andreas Trexler Joseph Albrecht
Christian Schmeier Christian Gorr John Peter Klein Martin Boger John Weber
Jacob Barth Andreas Eisenhard Jacob Wagner Peter Mattern Adam Desch
Nicholas Schmidt Jacob Herman Jacob Wagner Emanuel Pfeiffer Henry Koch
    Jacob Danner    

UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP
Joseph Samuels John Rothrock John Pugh Peter Meesemer Adam Kurtz
Henry Brunner Henry Weber Abraham Danahower John Ludwig John Philip Flexer
David Owen Conrad Walp John Bitz Erasmus Boschim John Adam Stout
Philip Geissinger Jacob Walp Carl Ludwig Kerper Frederick Derfinger Cornelius Crump
John Reeser Andrew Walp John Thomas Daniel Smith Christian Fry
Casper Wister Valentine Young Tobias Bahl John Elfree George Bastian
George Zervitz George Marsteller Christian Meiner George Dutt Jacob Kiebler
Christian Newcomer John Tool Samuel Everhard Kopp John Koehler Adam Romich
John Bush Valentine Steinmetz Peter Marsteller Anthony Boehm Richard Thomas
Michael Cyder Michael Weaver Christian Rinker Jacob Bachman Peter Reinhard
Henry Keiber Benedict Camen Thomas Mayberry Philip Sharry Bastian Nave
Henry Taylor Balthauser Beil Adam Warner Valentine Sherer Tobias Paul
Owen Owen John Appel Rev. J. Berkenstock Conrad Miller Peter Bower
Christopher Hansel Richard Thomas Peter Fuchs Frederick Gardner Michael Flexer
Samuel Newcomer John Blackledge George Reinhard Matthias Egner Leonard Boydelman
William Murry John Yoder John Miller Matthias Otto Andrew Erdman
George Bachman George Strahan Philip Trapp Jacob Gangewre Charles L. Koch
Henry Rumfield Peter Hillegas Andrew Wint Ludwig Bush John Erdman
    Henry Cressman    

WESENBERG TOWNSHIP
Equithius Grim Daniel Stettler Gottleib Ettinger Sebastian Werley Abraham Knerr
Adam Braus David Xander Adam Bear John Derr Peter Herber
Peter Grim Casper Sunn Kilian Leiby Rev. Daniel Schumacher Jacob Barner
Ludwig Reichard Berndt Rupert John Leiby George Rupp Rev. John H. Helfrich
Conrad Neff Nicholas Beesaker Jacob Holben Nicholas Gehringer Frederick Hyneman
Daniel Knauss Daniel Zollner Jacob Schumacher Leonard Danner Charles Ihre
Michael Brobst Philip Henn John George Schumacher Christian Seiberling John Bear
Jacob Greenewald Jacob Stein   Philip Wendel Klein Jacob Bear
Ziegel Church, founded in 1749. Known at first as Macungie church. The first members were:
Adam Brauss Michael Hotz Henry Gagenbach George Schumacher John Bar
Ludwig Reichard John Hergerether Melchior Ziegler Melchior Seib Jacob Goho
Bernhard Smidt Equtius Grim Philip Breinig Henry Miller Frauz Wesco
Nicholas Mayer Zacharias Heller Peter Heimbach John Vogel Yost Schlicher
Peter Haas Frederick Windisich Bartholomew Miller Jacob Rummel Philip Fenstermacher
Jorch Schaffer Adam Weber George Leibensperger John Herman Jacob Acker
Karl Oorn George Boyer Jacob Kuntz Conrad Neff George Falk
Urham Friebel John N. Gift Albrecht Hummel John Heider Daniel Hettler
John Merkel George Zimmerman David Nuzgenug Adam Schmidt Jacob Weitknecht
Daniel Krauss Michael Old Michael Comfort Philip Klein John Doll
Andreas Sassamenhausen
Weisenberg Church, was founded in 1747. The first members were:
Peter Herber Henry George John DeLong John Knerr Abraham Diehl
Jacob Herber John George Jacob Heilman John U Weiss Henry Hartman
Peter Weiss Michael Bieber Frederick Seiberling Christopher Frey William Schmetter
Jacob Holben Michael Bock Matthias Schneider John Daniel Werley Andrew Eschbach
Theodore Kempfer George Emery Schick John Dietrich Herman Michael Thomas Peter Kocher
John Ehrenhard Andrew Sinckell Frederick Weigand Casper Bittner Peter Schopp
Henry Krechloch George Sieger Jacob Senser Casper Hartman Philip School
John Krechloch George Kneedler Jost Diehl Adam Bar Valentine Kramlich
Jacob Bachman George Schissler Sebastian Gehringer Jacob Greenawald John Bar
Christian Miller Eberhard Schmidt Michael Hallenbach Leonard Fry John Schissler
Andreas Riess George Kind Peter Rabenold Wendel Holben Henry Schissler
John Carral John Adam Klein John Mayer Michael Broucher Leonard Schlosser
George Zimmerman Sebastian Werley Peter Bahl Nicholas Kemp Peter Schlosser
John Zerfass Peter Frantz Daniel Stettler Martin Buchman George L. Schutz
Valentine Derr   John A. Giess   Henry Brunner

WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP
Michael Hoffman Anthony Deschler Joseph Showalter Godfrey Knauss John Eastburn
Lynford Lardner David Deschler Christopher Kern Jacob Wertz Adam Miller
Peter Troxell Ulrich Burkhalter George Koehler George Hoffman Stephen Snyder
Jacob Kohler John C. Leisenring Joseph Bosler Michael Harlacher Jacob Schnarr
Christian Steckel Ulrich Flickinger John Schreiber Daniel Harlacher Alexander Diefenderfer
John Mickley George Ringer George Newhard Christopher Blank Jacob Yundt
Adam Deschler Michael Kelchner Michael Kolb Henry Biery

NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP
Paul Balliet Christian Bear Sebastian Miller John Ulrich Ahlmer Jacob Mickley
John N. Saeger Adam Romich Michael Newhard Philip Diehl Nicholas Allemang
Paul Gross Jacob Graff Adam Schneck Felix Arner Adam Brown
Melchior Sieger Martin Semmel Leonard Schissler John Hertzog Samuel Sieger
John Schaad Michael Laury John Lichtenwalner Peter Burkhalter Nicholas Marcks
George Ruch Adam Scheuerer Henry Geiger Jacob Saeger John Woodring
    Anthony Frantz    

SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP
Nicholas Kern Lorentz Guth Jacob Henninger John Troxell Peter Steckel
  Casper Wistler George Wenner John Troxell  

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP
Casper Peters Peter Handwerk Henry Geiger John Kuntz Henry Oswald
Henry Hoffman Michael Wehr Ambrose Remaly John Kunkel Jacob Peters
John Rober John Kunkel George Remaly Michael Kunkel Rudolph Peters
John Rachel Michael Kunkel Adam German John Kem Adam Reeder
Adam Rachel George Kunkel Henry Hauser Jacob Moyer John Ruckel
Jacob Rex Leonard Wasson Nicholas Handwerk Jacob Mowrer Peter Ruch
Wm. Fenstermacher Andreas Kunkel George Hofe Peter Missemer Simon Wehr
  Frederick Kern   George Nyhart  


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