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
Isaac D. Wanner
Magdalena Elizabeth Wanner
Anna Maria Wanner
David D. Wanner
Jacob Dreibelsis Wanner
Isaac Wanner
David Wanner
Peter D. Wanner
Son Wanner

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  • 1774: Eliz WANNER 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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    27 December 1792Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (6)


    Age 40

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


    Age 40

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


    Age 44

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

    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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