Johannes Daniel Riegel
(1742-1792)
Barbara Tschudy
(Abt 1750-)
Johann Martin Zettelmeyer
(1757-1845)
Margaretha
Michael Riegel
(1771-1838)
Magdalena Zettelmeyer
(1777-1833)
Jacob Riegel
(1823-1852)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Catherine Steigerwalt

Jacob Riegel 1 2 3

  • Born: 9 Apr 1823, West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA 3 4
  • Christened: 13 Apr 1824, West Brunswick Twp.: Zion Red Church, Schuylkill, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Catherine Steigerwalt
  • Died: 1852, West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA at age 29 4
  • Buried: West Brunswick Twp.: Bethel Church Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA

  Noted events in his life were:

1. 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

2. Book: Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania: Genealogy--Family History--Biography, 1915. 5
Jacob Riegel, father of Samuel A. Riegel, was born on the homestead farm. He learned the trade of carpenter and followed that calling in connection with farming in East Brunswick township. There he died at the age of twenty-nine years, and is buried at Bethel Church, in West Brunswick township. He married Catherine Steigerwalt, daughter of John Steigerwalt, of West Brunswick township, and five children were born to them: George, who served in the Civil war and died in 1876; Samuel A; Susan, Mrs. James Gerber; Sarah, Mrs. Fred M. Thomas; and Josephine, Mrs. Charles H. Heitz.


Jacob married Catherine Steigerwalt.


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 Marguerite Heffner, Zion Lutheran and Reformed Church Baptism Records (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/schuylkill/church/red.txt online), Jacob Riegel, b. 9 Apr 1823, parents Michael & Magdalena Riegel, sponsor the mother.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 77541. Mrs. Harriet Balliet born in England. Father Adam Grundy. Mother Sarah Wood. Spouse John Balliet, informant.

5 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.



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