John Nicolaus Brosius
(Cir 1665-1718)
Maria Martha Zany
(Cir 1662-1703)
Johan George Brosius
(1694-After 1750)


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1. Anna Catharina Simon

Johan George Brosius 1 2

  • Born: 31 Jan 1694, Weierbach, , Rheinland-Pfalz, DEU
  • Christened: 10 Feb 1694, Weierbach, , Rheinland-Pfalz, DEU
  • Marriage (1): Anna Catharina Simon on 31 Oct 1724 in Weierbach, , Rheinland-Pfalz, DEU
  • Died: After 1750, , Berks, PA
  • Buried: , Berks, PA

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He immigrated to America in the ship Lydia sailing from Rotterdam, last from Dover, James Alien, master, and arrived on 27 Sep 1740 to Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3 On the ship's roster were 18-year old Johann Adam Schnyder and 19-year old Daniel Schnyder and their stepfather Hans Georg Brosius (age 42) with their mother. Traveling with them is Christoph Geist (age 23) whose son later marries Daniel's granddaughter; the Geists later settle into Northumberland County with the Schneiders. The ship also carried Johann Gerhard Schnyder (age 42) and Arnold Scheider (age 22); further research can reveal if they were related.

Johan married Anna Catharina Simon, daughter of Hans Adam Simon and Anna Catharine Hoehn, on 31 Oct 1724 in Weierbach, , Rheinland-Pfalz, DEU. (Anna Catharina Simon was born on 26 Sep 1692 in Unterjeckenbach, , Rheinland-Pfalz, DEU, christened on 26 Sep 1692 in Herren-Sulzbach, , Rheinland-Pfalz, DEU and died after 1750 in , Berks, PA.)



2 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).

3 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 276-279.

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