Anna Hunsicker Detweiler

5 August 1790–22 July 1867 (Age 76)
Telford, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Anna Hunsicker

When Anna Hunsicker Detweiler was born on 5 August 1790, in Telford, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Kolb Detwiler, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Greder Hunsicker, was 22. She had at least 11 sons and 7 daughters with John Funk Detweiler. She lived in Hilltown Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. She died on 22 July 1867, in Rock Hill Station, East Rockhill Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Rockhill Mennonite Church Cemetery, Rock Hill Station, East Rockhill Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Funk Detweiler
1786–1864
Anna Hunsicker Detweiler
1790–1867
Elizabeth Detweiler Detweiler
1810–1856
Leonard Detweiler
1823–
Jacob D Detweiler
1811–1811
Anna Detweiler Detweiler
1813–1850
John D Detweiler
1815–1894
Daniel Detweiler Detweiler
1816–1883
Joseph D. Detweiler
1818–1889
William D. Detwiler
1819–1903
Jacob Detweiler Detweiler
1821–1892
Samuel D Detweiler
1822–1825
Catharine D Detweiler
1824–1892
Abraham Detweiler
1826–
Mary D Detweiler
1830–1890
Suzanna Detweiler Detweiler
1832–1907
Samuel Detweiler Detweiler
1833–1900
Abraham D Detweiler
1834–1894
Sarah D Detweiler
1836–1844
Margaret Detweiler Detweiler
1838–1891

Spouse and Children

children

(18)

+13 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1763–1847Male

    Elizabeth Greder Hunsicker

    Female1767–1862Female

siblings

(9)

    Jacob Detwiler

    Male1784–1790Male

    Jacob Hunsicker Detweiler

    Male1789–Male

    Female1790–1867Female

    Sarah Hunsicker Detweiler

    Female1792–1862Female

    Henry Detwiler

    Male1793–1874Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 1

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1812

Age 22

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Detweiler, a village in Zürich canton, Switzerland or from Dettwiller in the Upper Rhine region of France, near Saverne.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Detweiler in household of John Detweiler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ann Detweiler, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"
  • Anna Hunsicker Detwiler Detweiler, "Find A Grave Index"

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