Johann Jacob Fenstermacher

18 March 1774–6 March 1829 (Age 54)
Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Johann Jacob

When Johann Jacob Fenstermacher was born on 18 March 1774, in Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johann Franz Philip Fenstermacher II, was 28 and his mother, Maria Eva Knerr, was 27. He married Eva Elizabeth Catherina Seib on 19 April 1796. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. In 1829, his occupation is listed as miller in Lowhill Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 6 March 1829, in Lowhill Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Lowhill Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Johann Jacob Fenstermacher
Eva Elizabeth Catherina Seib
Marriage: 19 April 1796
Maria Eva "Polly" Fenstermacher
Julia Fenstermacher
Jonathan Fenstermacher
Charles Fenstermacher
Elias Fenstermacher
Judith Fenstermacher
Leah Fenstermacher
Sarah Fenstermacher

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19 April 1796


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World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 2

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 15

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a window maker, from Middle High German venster (from Latin fenestra), German Fenster ‘window’ + Middle High German macher, German Macher ‘maker’. See also Fenster .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Fenstamaker, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Jacob Fenstermaker, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Johann Jacob Fenstermacher, "Pennsylvania Deaths and Burials, 1720-1999"

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