Johann Heinrich Marsteller

31 July 1730–8 March 1797 (Age 66)
Trappe, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Johann Heinrich

When Johann Heinrich Marsteller was born on 31 July 1730, in Trappe, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Frederich Ludwig Marsteller, was 28 and his mother, Anna Barbara (Storcken) Starck, was 29. He married Anna Barbara Van Fossen on 9 December 1753, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 8 March 1797, in Providence Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Augustus Lutheran Church, Trappe, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johann Heinrich Marsteller
1730–1797
Anna Barbara Van Fossen
1731–1776
Marriage: 9 December 1753
Frederick Marsteller
1754–
Johannes Marsteller
1756–1821
Catherine Marsteller
1758–1827
Henrich Marsteller
1760–1762
Elisabeth Marsteller
1763–1766
Magdalena Marsteller
1766–
Lydia Marsteller
1768–1835
Anna Margretha Marsteller
1770–1856
Heinrich Marsteller
1772–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 December 1753
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(9)

    Frederick Marsteller

    Male1754–Male

    Johannes Marsteller

    Male1756–1821Male

    Female1758–1827Female

    Henrich Marsteller

    Male1760–1762Male

    Elisabeth Marsteller

    Female1763–1766Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 46

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

Age 46

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1783 · A Free America

Age 53

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a stable boy in or for the supervisor of the stables on a noble estate, from Middle High German mar(c) ‘noble horse’ stall ‘stable’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Story Highlight

German naming customs

The Vorname (in English forename) is usually given to a child by the parents shortly after birth. It is common to give a child several forenames, one of them intended for everyday use and known as the …

Sources (3)

  • Henrich Marsteller in entry for Elisabeth Marsteller, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Heinrich Marsteller in entry for Magdalena Marsteller, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Henrich Marsteller in entry for Friedrich Marsteller, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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