Johannes Fisher
(1737-1806)
Catherine Himmelberger
(1745-Abt 1768)
Caspar Hoffman
(Abt 1730-1804)
Agnes Herber
(1734-1805)
Michael Fisher
(1767-Abt 1849)
Magdelena Hoffman
(1772-)
Maria Magdelina Fisher
(1804-1876)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Daniel Riegel Sr.

Maria Magdelina Fisher 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 5 Sep 1804, Manheim Twp., Schuylkill, PA 4 7
  • Christened: 30 Sep 1804, West Brunswick Twp.: Zion Red Church, Schuylkill, PA 7
  • Marriage (1): Daniel Riegel Sr. 1 2
  • Died: 27 Sep 1876, , Schuylkill, PA at age 72 4 8
  • Buried: Orwigsburg: Kimmel's Evangelical Free Church, Schuylkill, PA 4 8

   Other names for Maria were Mary Fisher, Mary Magdalina Fisher and Mary Magdaline Fisher.9

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: in 1804 in Manheim Twp., Schuylkill, PA. Mary Magdaline was born in today's Schuylkill County which was formed in 1811 from Manheim Township, Berks County.

2. Census in 1810 in Manheim Twp., Berks, PA. Note: Manheim Township, Berks ecame part of Schuylkill County when it was created in 1811 from Berks. She was therefore born in today's Schuylkill County where her father Michael resided in 1800 as well.

Name:Michael Fisher
Home in 1810 (City, County, State):Manheim, Berks, Pennsylvania
Free White Persons - Males - Under 10:1
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15:3
Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25:1
Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over:1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 10:2 (Mary Magadline + sister)
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15:1
Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44:1
Number of Household Members Under 16:7
Number of Household Members Over 25:2
Number of Household Members:10

3. Census in 1820 in Manheim Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 10 Name:Michael Fisher
Home in 1820 (City, County, State):Manheim, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania
Enumeration Date:August 7, 1820
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15:1
Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 18:1
Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25:1
Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over:1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15:2
Slaves - Females - 26 thru 44:1
Free White Persons - Under 16:3
Free White Persons - Over 25:1
Total Free White Persons:5
Total Slaves:1
Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other:6

4. Census in 1830 in Brunswick Twp., Berks, PA. 11 The household of Daniel Rigel is listed in the 1830 Census with:
Males (born)
Under 5 (1826-1830) = 1 son Joshua
5-9 (1821-1825) = 1 son Daniel
20-29 (1801-1810) = 1 father Daniel
Females (born)
Under 5 (1826-1830) = 1 daughter Lydia
5-9 (1821-1825) = 1 daughter ?
20-29 (1801-1810) = 1 mother Mary Magdaline
50-59 (1771-1780) = 1 grandmother Magdalena
The older woman is probably his mother, as his father had died.

5. Census in 1840 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 12 In the 1840 Census, living in the household of Daniel Rigel were:
Males (born)
Under 5 (1836-1840) = 2 sons
5-9 (1831-1835) = 1 son
10-14 (1826-1830) = 1 son
30-39 (1801-1810) = 1 father Daniel
Females (born)
Under 5 (1836-1840) = 1 daughter
5-9 (1831-1835) = 1 daughter
10-14 (1826-1830) = 2 daughters
30-39 (1801-1810) = 1 wife

6. Census in 1850 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 13 Daniel Riggle, age 41, farmer, appears in the 1850 Census in West Brunswick Township. Living with him is wife Magdalena, 45; John, 19, Mechanic; Eli, 18; Matilda, 16; Priscilla, 14; Ruben, 12; John, 10; Kitty, 8; Lewis, 1; Elizabeth, 2. Susannah 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania

7. Census in 1860 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 14 Her husband is listed as Daniel Rigel, age 56, which would make his birth year about 1804, not 1801 as his tombstone records. His wife Mary is 56 years old. Living with them is Lewis (16); Susannah (14); Elizabeth (11); and two servants: Elizabeth Sholler (18) and Joseph Sheppell (17).

8. Census in 1870 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 15 The 1870 Census lists the household of Daniel Rigel, age 68, farmer. His wife, Mary, is 67. Living with them is daughter Susannah, 22. On the same census page are the families of Joshua & Hannah Rigel and Reuben and Christiana Rigel. The post office is Orwigsburg.


Maria married Daniel Riegel Sr., son of Michael Riegel and Magdalena Zettelmeyer.1 2 (Daniel Riegel Sr. was born on 15 Sep 1801 in Windsor Twp., Berks, PA 1 16 17, christened on 27 Aug 1802 in Windsor Twp.: St. Paul's Lutheran Church (Smoke Church), Berks, PA,2 died on 20 Jan 1881 in , Schuylkill, PA 17 and was buried in Orwigsburg: Kimmel's Evangelical Free Church, Schuylkill, PA 2 6 16 17.)


Sources


1 Rigel, Stefan, The Riegel Genealogy Home Page (Germany, 2003
http://members.aol.com/stefriegel/riegel.html).

2 Fermanis, Arlean - afermanis@sprynet.com, Behler, Paul, Holzer and Related Families of Schuylkill County (http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=aferm&id=I03071).

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

4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=65064478.

5 Marguerite Heffner, Zion Lutheran and Reformed Church Baptism Records (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/schuylkill/church/red.txt online), Daniel Riegel, b. 5 Sep 1823, parents Daniel & Magdalena, sponsor Peter Fischer & Magdalena Riegel.

6 Marguerite Heffner, Zion Lutheran and Reformed Church Baptism Records (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/schuylkill/church/red.txt online), Josua Riegel, b. 9 Apr 1830, parents Daniel & Magdalena, sponsor Jacob & Kathrina Hoffman.

7 Marguerite Heffner, Zion Lutheran and Reformed Church Baptism Records (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/schuylkill/church/red.txt online), Magdalena Fisher, b. 6 Sep 1804, parents Michael and Magdalena Fisher, sponsor Johannes & Magdalena Litweiler.

8 Kimmel's Church Cemetery (Kimmels Evangelical Free Church, Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania).

9 Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania: Genealogy--Family History--Biography; Containing Historical Sketches of Old Families and of Representative and Prominent Citizens, Past and Present, Volume 1 (Chicago, J.H. Beers & Company, 1915), Page 542.

10 1830 United States Census, 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Manheim, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Page: 61; NARA Roll: M33_111; Image: 48.

11 1830 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Brunswick Township, Roll 160 Book 1, Page 93a.

12 1840 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, West Brunswick Township, Roll 492 Book 1, Page 158a.

13 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, West Brunswick Township, Series: M432 Roll: 826, Page: 157.

14 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Roll 1180 Book 1, Page 406.

15 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, West Brunswick Township, Roll 1448 Book 1, Page 659b.

16 St. John's (Kimmel's) Union Church Cemetery.

17 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=65064521.



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