Name: Joseph Wilhelm Angstadt
Birth: 8 MAR 1765 in Rockland Twp, Berks Co, PA
Death: ABT FEB 1856 in ,, Pennsylvania, USA
Fact 1: 6 APR 1876 Bapt, Christ Luth (Mertz's) Ch, Rockland Twp, Berks Co, PA
He was a master weaver, and a well-known gunsmith. With his father and his brother Peter, he maintained a gunshop in Kutztown, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA, until about 1820. Adam and Joseph Angstadt Kentucky Long Rifles are both very "collectible" in the antique gun trade, some going for 6000-8000 dollars. His son Gideon followed his footsteps as a gunsmith.
They had five sons -- one a gunsmsith, one a watchmaker, and three were weavers.
He moved his family to Lewisburg, PA, in 1824.
Father: Adam Angstadt b: ABT 1740 in Rockland Twp, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA
Mother: Catharina Eva Wanner b: 1736 in , Berks, Pennsylvania, USA
Mary A. Angstadt* b: 1778
- Gideon Angstadt b: 26 MAR 1800 in Rockland Twp, Berks Co, PA
- Benjamin Franklin Angstadt b: 1806 in Rockland Co, Berks Co, PA
- Jacob Angstadt b: 12 APR 1809 in Rockland Twp, Berks Co, PA
- Joseph Angstadt b: 1815 in Rockland Co, Berks Co, PA
- Nathan Angstadt b: 1 JAN 1822 in Rockland Co, Berks Co, PA