Johann Ernhardt Weber

28 October 1717–15 April 1795 (Age 77)
Niefern, Pforzheim, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany

The Life of Johann Ernhardt

When Johann Ernhardt Weber was born on 28 October 1717, in Niefern, Pforzheim, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany, his father, Hans Michael Weber, was 40 and his mother, Eva Feyler, was 30. He married Anna Margaretha Essig on 26 January 1740, in Niefern, Pforzheim, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 15 April 1795, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Coopersburg, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johann Ernhardt Weber
1717–1795
Maria Magdalena Hecht
1726–1795
Marriage: 7 November 1747
George Adam Weaver
1748–1809
Catharina Weaver
1771–1795
Johann Michael Weaver
1750–1820
Maria Barbara Weber
1751–1789
Margaret Weber
1751–1831
Elias Weaver
1753–1839
Christina Weaver
1756–1811
Sophia Elisabeth Weaver
1758–1772
John Jonas Weaver
1760–1858
Elisabeth Weaver
1761–
Henrich Weaver
1765–1828
Sophia Weaver
1767–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 November 1747
Niefern, Niefern-Öschelbronn, Enzkreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
children

(12)

    George Adam Weaver

    Male1748–1809Male

    Johann Michael Weaver

    Male1750–1820Male

    Maria Barbara Weber

    Female1751–1789Female

    Female1751–1831Female

    Elias Weaver

    Male1753–1839Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Hans Michael Weber

    Male1677–1720Male

    Eva Feyler

    Female1687–1749Female

siblings

(6)

    Hans Michael Weber

    Male1700–Male

    Anna Maria Weber

    Female1715–1752Female

    Male1717–1795Male

    Weber

    Female1719–1719Female

    Weber

    Male1719–1719Male

+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1776

Age 59

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 59

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 63

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a weaver, Middle High German wëber, German Weber, an agent derivative of weben ‘to weave’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe, being found for example as a Czech, Polish, Slovenian, and Hungarian name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Erhardt Weber in entry for Elias Weber, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Erhardt Weber in entry for Maria Barbara Weberin, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Erhardt Weber in entry for Elias Weber, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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