Esther Buckwalter

1747–1840 (Age 93)
Charlestown, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Esther

When Esther Buckwalter was born in 1747, in Charlestown, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, her father, Johannes Buckwalter, was 49 and her mother, Magdalena Langenegger, was 41. She married Johann Jacob Ziegler on 13 January 1775, in York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She died in 1840, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Franklin, Virginia, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Esther Buckwalter
1747–1840
Johann Jacob Ziegler
1737–1821
Marriage: 13 January 1775
John Ziegler
1776–1856
Catharine Ziegler
1778–
Jacob C Ziegler
1780–1826
William Nathaniel Ziegler
1782–1846
Esther Ziegler
1783–1868
Susannah Ziegler
1787–1848
Nancy Ziegler
1794–1860
Michael Ziegler
1795–1864
Magdalena Ziegler
1797–1864
Barbara T Ziegler
1800–1885
Elizabeth Zeigler
1804–1864

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
13 January 1775
York, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 11

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 29

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 33

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Buchwalder.

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

Sources (3)

  • M. in entry for Magdalina Simones, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"
  • M. Zeigler in entry for Magdaline Semones, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"
  • Esther Buckwalter Ziegler, "Find A Grave Index"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.