Adam Diehl
(Between 1756/1764-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Marie

Adam Diehl 1 2

  • Born: Between 1756 and 1764 3
  • Marriage (1): Marie

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Religion: in South Whitehall Twp.: Jordan Reformed Church, Lehigh, PA 2

2. His ancestors likely immigrated on the ship Samuel, Hugh Percy, Commander, from Rotterdam with 340 passengers, arriving in Philadelphia on 27 Aug 1739. On board were Hans Adam Diehl, Johan Daniel Diehl, and Carl Adam Diehl. 4

3. He appeared on the census in 1790 in Longswamp Twp., Berks, PA. 2 5 In Adam Diehl's household:
Males 16 and older (born <=1774) = 2
Females = 4

4. He appeared on the census in 1800 in Macungie Twp., Lehigh, PA. 6 The Adam Diehl household had:
Males (born)
10-15 (1785-1790) = 1 son
26-44 (1756-1774) = 1 Adam
Females (born)
Under 10 (1791-1800) = 4 daughters
10-15 (1785-1790) = 2 daughters
26-44 (1756-1774) = 1 wife

5. Tax List: Adam Diehl, Solomon Diehl, 1812, Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA. 7

6. Book: History of Lehigh County, 1914. 1
There were two Diehl families that settled at an early date in Lehigh county: Daniel Diehl who came from Upper Saucon and settled on the Lehigh Mountain, and the family of Adam Diehl, who lived in Lowhill Township.

Solomon Diehl, a son of Adam, was born in Lowhill Township.


Adam married Marie.


Sources


1 Roberts, Charles Rhodes, History Of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Volume II (Allentown, Pa., Lehigh Valley Pub. Co., 1914. 3 volumes, illustrated, maps. Prepared by a committee appointed by the Lehigh County Historical Society; chapters contributed by various writers.).

2 LeVan, Russell George, Early Immigrants from Germany and Switzerland to Eastern Pennsylvania (Gateway Press Inc, Baltimore, 1990), Page 261.

3 1800 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Roll 37 Book 1, Page 578.

4 Rupp, Daniel, A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants in Pennsylvania From 1727 - 1776 (I. G. Kohler, Philadelphia, 1876), Page 133.

5 1790 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Longswamp Township, Series: M637 Roll: 8 Page: 88.

6 1800 United States Census.

7 History of the counties of Lehigh and Carbon, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia: Everts & Richards, 1884, 934 pgs.), Page 292.



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