Johannes Daniel Riegel
(1742-1792)
Barbara Tschudy
(Abt 1750-)
Johann Martin Zettelmeyer
(1757-1845)
Margaretha
Michael Riegel
(1771-1838)
Magdalena Zettelmeyer
(1777-1833)
Michael Riegel
(1804-1881)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Sarah Elizabeth Bensinger

Michael Riegel 1 2

  • Born: 13 Jul 1804, Windsor Twp., Berks, PA 3
  • Christened: 6 Aug 1804, Windsor Twp.: St. Paul's Lutheran Church (Smoke Church), Berks, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Elizabeth Bensinger in 1825 in Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA
  • Died: 25 Feb 1881, Bakersville, Coshocton, OH at age 76
  • Buried: Newcomerstown: Mt. Zion Cemetery, Tuscarawas, OH

  Christening Notes:

Grandparents Martin and Margaretha Zettelmeyer were sponsors.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1810 in Brunswick Twp., Berks, PA. 4 The 1810 Census lists the household of Michael Reigel with:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1801-1810) = 2 sons Daniel & Michael. Where's George?
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 father Michael
Females (born)
Under 10 (1801-1810) = 1 daughter Magdalena
10-15 (1795-1800) = 1 daughter ?
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 wife

2. Census in 1820 in Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 5 The household of father Michael Riegel is listed with:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1811-1820) = 1 son John
10-15 (1805-1810) = 1 son George
16-18 (1802-1804)
16-25 (1795-1804) = 1 son Daniel
45 & over (<=1775) = 1 father Michael
Females (born)
Under 10 (1811-1820) = 3 daughters Rebecca, Elizabeth, Catherine
10-15 (1805-1810) = 1 daughter Magdalena
45 & over (<=1775) = 1 wife Magdalena

3. Estate: Settlement of Martin Zettlemeyer, 6 Apr 1849, , Berks, PA. 2

On 6 Apr 1849 Peter Kline filed an account of the estate of Martin Zettlemeyer, who died in 1844 in Berks County, that indicated a value of $362.08. Shortly thereafter he filed a list of disbursements to these heirs:
John Zettlemoyer, grandson
Christina Zettlemoyer, wife of John Frey
John Zettlemoyer (son of Martin Zettlemoyer)
John Riegle, son of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Michael Riegle, son of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Daniel Riegle, son of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Jacob Riegle, son of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
George Riegle, son of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Magdalena Riegle, daughter of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Rebecca Riegle, daughter of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Elizabeth Riegle, daughter of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Peter and Catherine, intermarried with P. Smith


Michael married Sarah Elizabeth Bensinger, daughter of Jacob Bensinger and Anna Catharine Schell, in 1825 in Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. (Sarah Elizabeth Bensinger was born in Jan 1806 in Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA, christened on 9 Mar 1806 in West Brunswick Twp.: Zion Red Church, Schuylkill, PA, died on 18 Sep 1888 in Bakersville, Coshocton, OH and was buried in Newcomerstown: Mt. Zion Cemetery, Tuscarawas, OH.)


Sources


1 Alexander, Chris; marbles@sbcglobal.net, Alexander Kirkham Hempleman (http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=alexanderchris&id=I10666).

2 Berks County Courthouse, Berks Co PA Orphans Court Records, Vol. 16, pp. 244, 325.

3 Wilson, Harry E, Descendants of Jacob Zettelmeyer of Berks County, Pennsylvania (Harry E. Wilson, 8520 Riley Hill Road, Zebulon, NC 27597. 1991.
Also publishes the Settlemyre/Zettelmeyer Page at:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~harry/settlemyre%20page.htm).

4 1810 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Brunswick Township, Roll 45 Book 1, Page 178.

5 1820 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Brunswick Township, Roll 111 Book 1, Page 34.



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