Jacob Frederick Wanner

Brief Life History of Jacob Frederick

When Jacob Frederick Wanner was born in 1736, in Richmond Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Hans Martin Wanner, was 39 and his mother, Maria Elisabetha Franck, was 36. He married Ellizabeth B Dreibelbis on 27 December 1792, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1818, in Richmond Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Richmond Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jacob Frederick Wanner
Ellizabeth B Dreibelbis
Marriage: 27 December 1792
Abraham D. Wanner
Magdalena Elizabeth Wanner
Isaac D. Wanner
Anna Maria Wanner
David D. Wanner
Jacob Dreibelsis Wanner
Isaac Wanner
David Wanner
Peter D. Wanner
Son Wanner

Sources (2)

  • 1774: Eliz WANNERIN or WANNER of Richmond Twp, Berks Co, PA Estate File, Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G991-XF7S?cc=1999196&wc=9PMJ-3TL%3A268499201%2C274031001
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Historical Boundaries 1752: Berks, Pennsylvania Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Berks, Pennsylvania, United States


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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Fritz, Armin, Dieter, Franz, Johann, Theresia.

German and Swiss German: occupational name for a winnower, someone who used a winnowing basket or fan to separate grain from chaff (see Wannemacher ).

German: topographic name for someone who lived in a basket-shaped valley or on a basket-shaped knoll (see Wann ), the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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

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