Peter Mertz
Anna Margaretha Mertz
(1701-1741)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Abraham Wotring

Anna Margaretha Mertz 1 3

  • Born: 1701, Hirschland, , Alsace, FRA 4
  • Marriage (1): Abraham Wotring on 19 Mar 1723 in Diedendorf: Diedendorf Reformed Church, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, FRA 1 2
  • Died: 20 Feb 1741, Northampton, Northampton, PA at age 40 1

   Other names for Anna were Anna Margaretha Mertz, Wotring and Wotring.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She immigrated from Lorraine on 28 Sep 1733 to Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 5 6 Traveling together on the ship were friends and families who later intermarried after arriving in Pennsylvania, including the Wootring (Wotring) and Mertz families.

Passenger List
The Ship Richard and Elizabeth - Captain Christopher Clymer
Arriving from Rotterdam via Plymouth, England
September 28, 1733

Men

Francis Schuler 44
Jacob Gripe 21
David Mertz 44
Johan Nicholas Mertz 18
George Leap 56
Johan Conrad Leap 20
Philip Jacob Edelman 25
Matthes Bouser 63
Matthes Bewser 22
Christian Bewser 18
Philip Mire 36
David Edelman 49
Adam Spoon 34
Jacob Hainel 20
Ludwig Rigerd, sick 28
Michael Wise 29
George Shuffard 44
Yoost Heck 35
Jacob Hunsinger 30
Hance Jacob Liebegood 39
Jacob Harmon 40
Hans Jacob Uts 27
Hans Georg Uts 50
Hance Peter Sowmy 59
Hance Jacob Sowmy 22
Hance Peter Sowmy 20
Otto Frederick Sowmy 15
Joseph Shumaker 25
Ulrich Burghalter 40
Johan Nicholas Sager 39
Georg Schenemansgruber 35
Matthes Peck 39
Johannes Wollet 38
Henry Winterberger 26
Hans Sherer 30
Jacob Christ 54
Marcus Christ 17
George Angsted 37
Marcus Beegler 28
Philip Tadigman 36
Johannes Weaver 22
Johannes Rosensteel 19
Abraham Wootring 33
Matthias Rehsh 29

Women

Maria Schuler 47
Veronica Mertz 40
Catherina Leap 50
Anna Christina Leap 24
Margaretha Edelman 26
Esther Bouser 49
Anna Margaretha Mire 40
Anna Barbara Stammin 26
Anna Maria Edelman 54
Anna Elisabeth Bewser 20
Anna Margaretha Spoon 23
Gertrud Shuffard 32
Sophia Glass 28
Eva Maria Heck 35
Margaretha Liebegood 40
Catherina Harmon 33
Maria Catherina Uts 24
Barbara Holler 77
Maria Magdalena 58
Maria Shoemacher 24
Barbara Burghalter 34
Anna Barbara Sager28
Margaretha Schenemansgruber 28
Engelina Peck 37
Anna Margaretha Wollet 24
Maria Magdalena Winterberger 24
Maria Magdalena Sherer 22
Magdalena Christ 44
Eva Catherina --- 31
Maria Barbara Tadigsman 35
Anna Maria Tadigsman 25
Margaretha Weaver 17
Anna Margaretha Wootring 32
Magdalena Wisen 25
Barbara Kossely 25

Boys

Johan Peter Mertz 13 3/4
Baltasar Edelman 4
Daniel Bewser 11 1/2
Jacob Bewser 9 1/2
Johan Henrich Spoon 4
Johannes Shuffard 10
Johan Jacob Heck 6
Johan Jacob Liehegood 10
Dewald Harmon 13
Jacob Harmon 6
Hance Harmon 3 1/2
Hance Peter Harmon 9 mo.
Hance Michael Sowmy 10
Johannes Sowmy 5
Hance Peter Burghalter 1 3/4
Johan Henrich Sager 8
Samuel Sager 2
Johan Christian Sager 2
Antony Peck 12
Johan Henrich Peck 7
George Angsted 6
Johannes Angsted 1
Philip Tarrisman 6
Hance Peter Wootring 9

Girls

Christina Mertz 3 3/4
Anna Maria Leap 14
Anna Margaretha Leap 12
Maria Esther ---- 14
Magdalena Bewser 7 1/2
Anna Maria ----- 4
Anna Catherina -- 1 1/2
Anna Elisabetha ---- 7
Anna Maria - 17 wks.
Anna Catherina Heck 10
Anna Gretha Liebegood 10
Anna Catherina Liebegood 3 1/2
Catherina Harmon 11
Barbara Harmon 8
Catherine Barbara ---- 6 mo.
Anna Barbara Haltin 50
Maria Magdalena Swomy 24
Elisabeth Burghalter 14
Anna Catherina Burghalter 12
Anna Magdalella - 8
Anna Barbara Burghalter 4
Margaretha Burghalter 2 1/2
Anna Maria Sager 12 1/2
Anna Barbara Sager 10
Maria Louisa ---- 3 1/2
Christina Barbara Sager 6 mo.
Anna Catherina Peck 10
Veronica Sherer 4 mo.
Ea Catherina ---- 4
Maria Catherina Tadigsman 9
Anna Maria Tadigsman 3 1/4
Maria Barbara Tadigsman 1/2
Anna Margaretha Wootring 7
Maria Magdalena Wootring 4 1/2
Anna Louisa Wootring 2


Anna married Abraham Wotring, son of Abraham Vautrin and Maria Catharina Brodt, on 19 Mar 1723 in Diedendorf: Diedendorf Reformed Church, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, FRA.1 2 (Abraham Wotring was born in Fénétrange, , Lorraine, FRA 5, christened on 11 Jul 1700 in Diedendorf: Diedendorf Reformed Church, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, FRA 2 and died on 28 Nov 1752 in Whitehall Twp., Lehigh, PA 2 5 7.)


  Marriage Notes:

The Diedendorf Reformed Church Kirchebuch records: "Abraham Vautrin, son of Abraham Vautrin, miller at Vinstinger [today Fénétrange, Moselle, Alsace, France] m. 19 Mar. 1723 Anna Margaretha, daughter of Peter Mertz, citizen at Hangenweiller, Lützelsteiner Herrschafft. [Hangviller = Phalsboug]. 2

Sources


1 Margaret Rose Bond, "The Woodring Family Report" (February 25, 1998
15910 Paisley Lane Bowie, MD 20716 301-249-6530 margbond@aol.com), Genealogy manuscript by Margaret ROSE Bond; 15910 Paisley Lane; Bowie, MD 20716; 301-249-6530; margbond@aol.com.

2 Burgert, Annette Kunselman, Eighteenth Century Emigrants from the Northern Alsace to America (Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 1992.), Page 552.

3 Carroll Hamlet (w2qbr@compuserve.com).

4 Margaret Rose Bond, "The Woodring Family Report" (February 25, 1998
15910 Paisley Lane Bowie, MD 20716 301-249-6530 margbond@aol.com).

5 Roberts, Charles Rhodes, History Of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Volume III (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.).

6 Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Edited by William John Hinke, Pennsylvania German Pioneers, A Publication of the Original Lists of Arrivals In the Port of Philadelphia (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1966), Pages 126-130.

7 Pennsylvania Archives, Volume 6, Egypt Reformed Church Records 1734-1807 (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/lehigh/church/egyp0001.txt
http://www.geocities.com/gragor99/lehegypt.htm
"Baptismal Record of the congregation on the Lehigh, in which are recorded the names of the children baptized, the names of their parents, and also the names of the sponsors. Commenced March 22, 1739."
J. Henricus Goetschius, M. Helvetico Tigurinus.).



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