Maria Philipena Jaeger

13 February 1735–6 May 1816 (Age 81)
Schuylkill, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Maria Philipena

When Maria Philipena Jaeger was born on 13 February 1735, in Schuylkill, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, her father, Philip Carl Jaeger, was 25 and her mother, Maria Veronica Clapp, was 18. She married Johannes Ebling about 1748, in Berks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 6 May 1816, in Alsace Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Tuckerton, Alsace Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Ebling
1725–1786
Maria Philipena Jaeger
1735–1816
Marriage: about 1748
Margaret Ebling
1748–1789
Peter Ebling
1752–
Elizabeth Marie Ebling
1755–
Jacob Ebling
1759–1846
Maria Barbara Ebling
1752–1824
Anna Catharine Ebling
1753–1830
Ludwick Ebling
1758–1786
Johannes Paul Ebling
1761–1823
Henrich Ebling
1763–1816
Frederick Ebling
1764–1831
Valentin Ebling
1766–1847
Maria Christina Ebling
1767–1821
John Ebling
1769–1849
Maria Magdalane Ebeling
1771–1825
William Ebling
1772–1804
Maria Philipena Ebling
1777–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1748
Berks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America
children

(16)

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (6)

1776

Age 41

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

Age 41

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 45

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

Name Meaning

German (mostly Jäger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a hunter, Middle High German jēger(e), Middle Low German jeger(e) (agent derivatives of jagen ‘to hunt’); as a Jewish surname, it is mainly ornamental, derived from German Jäger. The surname is also established in Scandinavia (Swedish Jäger; Danish and Norwegian Jæger) and has been Latinized as Venator.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Ebling, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Maria Philipina Ebling, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Deaths and Burials, 1856-1971"
  • Anna Maria Eberting in entry for John Henrich Eberting, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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