Johann Conrad Reager

8 March 1756–7 February 1844 (Age 87)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Johann Conrad

When Johann Conrad Reager was born on 8 March 1756, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Conrath Roger Rager, was 21 and his mother, Maria Eva Hanspacher Amsbacher, was 15. He married Sybilla in 1773. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1800. He registered for military service in 1776. He died on 7 February 1844, at the age of 87, and was buried in Pennsylvania, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Johann Conrad Reager
1756–1844
Sybilla
1755–
Marriage: 1773
Thomas Rager
1774–1846
Michael Rager
1777–1870
Jacob Reager
1781–
Conrad Reager
1778–
Susanna Reager
1780–
John Reager
1785–
Conrad Rager
1800–1872
Margaretha Marie Rager
1804–1886

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1773
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    Conrath Roger Rager

    Male1735–1764Male

    Maria Eva Hanspacher Amsbacher

    Female1740–1815Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1756–1844Male

    Anna Maria Reger

    Female1756–1808Female

    Eva Maria Roger

    Female1756–Female

    Male1759–1839Male

    Deborah Hart Rager

    Female1760–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 20

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

Age 20

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Rieger or Reger .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Conrad Regar, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Conrad Rieger in entry for Susanna Rieger, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Conrad Roeger in entry for Conrad Roeger, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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