Jonathan Zerbe
(1769-1846)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Magdalena Deppen

Jonathan Zerbe 1 2

  • Born: 16 Nov 1769 2
  • Marriage (1): Magdalena Deppen
  • Died: 22 Nov 1846, Tremont, Schuylkill, PA at age 77 2
  • Buried: Pine Grove Twp.: Hetzel's Church Evangelical Lutheran Congregation, Schuylkill, PA 2

   Another name for Jonathan was Jonathan Zerby.3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1810 in Pine Grove Twp., Berks, PA. 3 In Jonathan Zerby's household:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1801-1810) = 2 sons
10-15 (1795-1800) = 2 sons
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 father Jonathan
Females (born)
Under 10 (1801-1810) = 1 daughter
10-15 (1795-1800) = 1 daughter
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 wife

2. Book: Blue Book of Schuylkill County, 1916. 2
Jonathan Zerbe, (Phillip); wife., Magdalena Deppen. They lived on their own farm, about four miles northeast of Pine Grove, now owned by the Jacob Ulmer estate, of Pottsville, PA. He later removed to Tremont, when that town had only several houses and kept a hotel. He also owned large tracts of coal lands in the West End. He was b. November 16, 1769, and was buried at Hetzel's church, November 22, 1846. Rev. John Gring, of Lebanon, preached the sermon. (Gring's records).


Jonathan married Magdalena Deppen. (Magdalena Deppen was born on 6 Feb 1775 in , Berks, PA, christened in Robesonia: St. Daniel's Church, Berks, PA and was buried in Newtown: Clouser's Church, Schuylkill, PA.)


Sources


1 Elliott, Ella Zerbey, <i>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.</i> (Pottsville, Pa.: "Republican", 1916, 481 pgs.), Page 316.

2 Elliott, Ella Zerbey, <i>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.</i> (Pottsville, Pa.: "Republican", 1916, 481 pgs.), Page 315.

3 <i>1810 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Pinegrove Township, Series: M252 Roll: 45 Page: 231.



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