Johannes Dengler


Brief Life History of Johannes

When Johannes Dengler was born in 1760, in Landshut, Landshut, Bavaria, Germany, his father, Johann Georg Dengler, was 36 and his mother, Maria Magdalena Gaertner, was 32. He married Anne Eva Christine Eisenmenger on 16 September 1783, in Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1816, in Morgan, Alabama, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Georgia, United States.

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Johannes Dengler
Anne Eva Christine Eisenmenger
Marriage: 16 September 1783
Catharine Dengler
John George Dengler
John Jacob Dengler
Elizabeth Dengler
Henry Dengler
Samuel Dangler

Sources (14)

  • Johannes Dengler in entry for John George Dengler, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • John Dengler in entry for Anne Eva Eisenmengern, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Headstone image of Johannes Dengler from

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  • Marriage
    16 September 1783Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (6)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 16

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


    Age 16

    Georgia is the 4th state.


    Age 29

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Claus, Dieter, Erwin, Kurt, Reinhold, Siegfried, Wolfgang.

    German: occupational name for a knife-sharpener, from an agent derivative of Middle High German tengelen ‘to sharpen instruments’ (such as large knives, sickles, and scythes), originally by carefully angled hammer blows (from Old High German tangol ‘hammer’).

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

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