Johann Adam Reber

1743–1794 (Age 51)
Windsor Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Johann Adam

When Johann Adam Reber was born on 4 June 1743, in Windsor Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Leonhardt Reber, was 38 and his mother, Anna Margaretha Klein, was 25. He married Maria Eva Bast about 1770, in Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died about November 1794, in Allen Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 51.

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Johann Adam Reber
Maria Eva Bast
Marriage: about 1770
Christina Elizabeth Reber
Johann Georg Reber
Jacob Reber
Adam Reader
Catharina Reber
Johannes Reber
Maria B. Reber
Susanna Reber
John George Reber
Salome Reber

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about 1770
Pennsylvania, British Colonial America


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World Events (4)


Age 33

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

Age 33

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1783 · A Free America

Age 40

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 German and Swiss German: occupational name for a vine-dresser or vintner, from Middle High German rebe ‘vine’ + -er agent suffix.2 German and Swiss German: from a Germanic personal name, Radobert, formed with rād, rāt ‘counsel’, ‘advice’ + berht ‘bright’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Advin Or Edwin Reber in entry for Salome Reber, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Johann Adam Reber, "Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • U.S. Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783

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