Lieutenant Johan Adam Hamsher

Male 1736 - 1809  (73 years)


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  • Name Johan Adam Hamsher 
    Title Lieutenant 
    Born 18 Apr 1736  Gau Heppenheim, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigrant 1753  Rotterdam, South Hollands, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ship: Edinburg
    Arrived: 14 Sep 1753
    Philadephia, Pennsylvania  
    Military Service 1776  Berks Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    American Revolution
    Berks County Militia 1776-1777
    Northampton County Militia 1780-1783
    Rear Party for Sullivan Expedition (1779) 
    Died Aug 1809  Hanover, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Adam came to America in the ship 'Edinburg' arriving in Philadephia
      from Rotterdam, 14 Sep 1753. Adam served in the Revoultion starting in
      1776. In 1777 he is listed as a 2nd LT in Berks County, 6th Company,
      1st Battalion. From about 1780 to 1783 he is listed as a LT in the
      Northampton County Militia, 7th Company, 3rd Battalion and Rear party
      for the Sullivan Expedition(1779).
    Person ID I300  OurNorthernRoots | Andrew Burdett Ancestry
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2011 

    Father Bernhand Hamscher,   b. 1697, Gau Heppenheim, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Dec 1754, Gau Heppenheim, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Apollonia Marschall,   d. 1744, Gau Heppenheim, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 11 Jan 1718  Gau Heppenheim, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Margaretha Heckman,   b. Abt 1740, Rottenburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married 07 Nov 1758  Upper Hanover, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Type: St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church 
    Children 
     1. Adam Hamsher, Jr.,   b. 16 Jul 1759, Hanover, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Daniel Hamsher,   b. 1760, Berks Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1835, Sparta, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Bernhard Hamsher,   b. 18 Nov 1761, Berks Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1815  (Age 53 years)
     4. Maria Margaret Hamsher,   b. 1763, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Anna Maria Hamsher,   b. 1765, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F1007  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Apr 1736 - Gau Heppenheim, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigrant - Ship: Edinburg Arrived: 14 Sep 1753 Philadephia, Pennsylvania - 1753 - Rotterdam, South Hollands, Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Type: St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church - 07 Nov 1758 - Upper Hanover, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - American Revolution Berks County Militia 1776-1777 Northampton County Militia 1780-1783 Rear Party for Sullivan Expedition (1779) - 1776 - Berks Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aug 1809 - Hanover, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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