John Leonard Ellmaker

Brief Life History of John Leonard

John Leonard Ellmaker was born on 21 December 1697, in Nuremberg, Bavaria as the son of Eliza Ellmaker and Mary Magdalena Bremer Oelmacher. He married Anna Margretha Hornberger on 6 May 1726, in Frankenthal, Bautzen, Saxony, Germany. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 1 May 1782, in Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Leonard Ellmaker
1697–1782
Anna Margretha Hornberger
1703–1779
Marriage: 6 May 1726
Maria Magdalena Ellmaker
1727–1807
Anthony Pretter Ellmaker
1729–1817
Elias Ellmaker
1732–1756
Philip Leonard Ellmaker
1735–
Anna Maria Catherine Ellmaker
1736–1800
John Leonard Ellmaker Jr.
1741–1824
Anna Margaretha Frick
1743–1830
Johann Jacob Ellmaker
1749–1824
Nathaniel Ignacious Ellmacker
1751–1837

Sources (15)

  • John Leonard's birth
  • Johann Bernhard Ehenocker, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • John Leonard Ellmaker, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (3)

1728

Historical Boundaries: 1728: Chester, Pennsylvania Colony, British Colonial America 1729: Lancaster, Pennsylvania Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

1776

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

1776

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

North German: occupational name for someone who manufactured drums and rollers; see Welle 2 and Weller 3.

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

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