Martin Kocher
(-Abt 1762)


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Martin Kocher 1

  • Born: Hölzenhausen, , Rheinland-Pfalz, DEU 1
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Kosin
  • Died: Abt 1762

   FamilySearch ID: LCV3-SXT.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He immigrated on 26 Sep 1737 to Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1 2 450 Palatines were on the ship Saint Andrew Galley, John Stedman, Master, from Rotterdam, last from Cowes, England. They arrived in Philadelphia on September 26, 1737. Among them were these families who knew each other in Rumbach and intermarried in their homeland and/or in Pennsylvania, where they lived together and attended the Egypt Reformed Church:

Johan Conrad Jost
Georg Kern
Georg Kocher
Martin Kocher
Johannes Kohler
Georg Neihart
Georg Fried. Neihart
Michael Neihart
Christopher Schaub
Johan Georg Schneider
Johannes Stohr
Phillip Stohr
Abraham Wagner.

2. Book: Anniversary History of Lehigh County, Vol. II, 1914. 1
Martin Kocher, a native of Holzenhausen, Nassau Dillenberg, arrived in American at Philadelphia, on September 26, 1737. He settled in Heidelberg Township, where he secured 100 acres of land by warrant of Oct. 12, 1738, and 114 acres by warrant of Nov. 5, 1947. He died about 1762, leaving a widow, nee Sarah Kosin, and five children: Peter, Nicholas, Elizabeth, Martin and Adam.

Martin married Sarah Kosin.


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 Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Edited by William John Hinke, Pennsylvania German Pioneers, A Publication of the Original Lists of Arrivals In the Port of Philadelphia
Pennsylvania German pioneers : a publication of the original lists of arrivals in the port of Philadelphia from 1727 to 1808
(View online at, Pages 178-183.

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