Bernhard Spengler

3 September 1719–25 September 1802
Weiler, Hilsbach, Sinsheim, Baden, Germany

The Life of Bernhard

When Bernhard Spengler was christened on 3 September 1719, in Weiler, Hilsbach, Sinsheim, Baden, Germany, his father, Hans Caspar Spengler, was 35 and his mother, Juditha Ziegler, was 33. He married Anna Margaretha Brauns in 1740. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He registered for military service in 1782. He died on 25 September 1802, in Paradise Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in East York, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Bernhard Spengler
Anna Margaretha Brauns
Marriage: 1740
Jonas Spangler
Rudolph Spangler
Judith Spengler
Jacob Spangler
Henry Spangler
Anna Maria Spangler
Susanna Spangler
Caspar Spangler
Maria Margaretha Spangler

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World Events (4)


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

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

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

German: variant of Spangler .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bernhard Spengler in entry for Rudolph Spengler, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Bernhard Spengler, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"
  • Bernhardt Spengler, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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