Johannes Daniel Riegel
(1742-1792)
Barbara Tschudy
(Abt 1750-)
Johann Martin Zettelmeyer
(1757-1845)
Margaretha
Michael Riegel
(1771-1838)
Magdalena Zettelmeyer
(1777-1833)
Rev. John Riegel
(1818-1905)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Susanna Wildermuth

Rev. John Riegel 1 2 3

  • Born: 26 Sep 1818, Brunswick Twp., Berks, PA
  • Marriage (1): Susanna Wildermuth on 14 Apr 1838 in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill, PA
  • Died: 15 Feb 1905, Kankakee, Kankakee, IL at age 86
  • Buried: Salina Twp.: Maple Grove Cemetery, Kankakee, IL

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: minister in the Evangelical Church.

2. Census in 1820 in Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 4 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


John married Susanna Wildermuth, daughter of William Wildermuth and Catherine Miller, on 14 Apr 1838 in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill, PA. (Susanna Wildermuth was born on 28 Sep 1818 in Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA, died on 1 Sep 1905 in Kankakee, Kankakee, IL and was buried in Salina Twp.: Maple Grove Cemetery, Kankakee, IL.)


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 Elliott, Ella Zerbey, Blue Book of Schuylkill County : who was who and why in interior eastern Pennsylvania, in colonial days, the Huguenots and Palatines, their service in Queen Anne's, French and Indian, and Revolutionary Wars : history of Zerbey, Schwalm, Miller, Merkle, Minnich, Staudt, and many other representative families. (Pottsville, Pa.: "Republican", 1916, 481 pgs.), Page 411, The Wildermuths.

4 1820 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Brunswick Township, Roll 111 Book 1, Page 34.



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