Johan Jacob Danckel Sr.

Brief Life History of Johan Jacob

When Johan Jacob Danckel Sr. was born on 10 October 1736, in Upper Hanover Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Dankel, was 42 and his mother, Anna Margaretha, was 40. He married Elizabeth Roeder on 17 June 1760, in Salford, Upper Salford Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He registered for military service in 1777. He died on 11 November 1809, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Spring Run Cemetery, Spring Run, Fannett Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Johan Jacob Danckel Sr.
Susanna Catharine Roeder
Marriage: after 5 April 1761
Johann Jacob Dunkle
Susanna Dunkel
Elizabeth Dunkle
Catharine Danckel
Michael Dunkle
Heinrich Dunkle
Daniel Dunkle
Peter Roeder Dunkle
George Washington Dunkle

Sources (20)

  • Johann Jacob Dankel, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Jacob Danckel in entry for Johann Jacob Danckel, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Johann Jacob Dankel, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"

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


Historical Boundaries: 1784: Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Dunkel .

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

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