Name: Johann Heinrich TRAUT
ALIA: John /Henry/
Birth: BEF 1672 in Frankenthal (?), Electoral Palatinate, Holy Roman Empire
Death: 4 JAN 1732/33 in Germantown, Philadelphia, PA?
TROUT-DNA Project Line #2 (proven exact match with Lines #5, #8, and #24; near-prefect match with Line #3); See TROUT-DNA Research Project at http://www.familytreedna.com/public/TROUT_DNA_Research_Project
Occupation: 22 OCT 1719 Glover (per deed language that date)
Occupation: 1714 Säkler (Sackmaker)
Religion: BET 1712 AND 1733 Early leadership figure ( perhaps a deacon) in The Brethren (Anabaptist) movement also known as the German Baptist Brethren or Dunkards; may have had some brief interaction with Ephrata Cloister
Religion: BET 1708 AND 1709 Pietist
Residence: 1712 Düdelsheim, Grandduchy of Hessen, Holy Roman Empire.
Residence: BET AUG 1715 AND JUL 1719 Krefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Holy Roman Empire
Residence: 22 OCT 1719 Germantown, Philadelphia, PA, based on land purchase this date
Given name variations John Henry
Surname Variations Traut, Trautt, Straudt ("Straudt" mispelling in a deed was later corrected)
PTA AUG 1719 Philadelphia Trout Arrivals #C.1; See TROUT-DNA Research Project at http://www.familytreedna.com/public/TROUT_DNA_Research_Project
Y-DNA Haplotype 67-marker Y-DNA panel on file, based on proven descendant
Y-DNA Haplogroup Haplogroup (Hg) "I1a" based on SNP test by proven descendant; deep ancestral origins in Northwest Europe (Viking or Nordic peoples); Recent Ancestral Origins, Germany
Research Comment Not to be confused with Johannes Traut, Bierbrauer (beer brewer), of Lambsheim, accused of Pietism in 1706 and told to clean ditches; moved to Germantown area by 1712 and settled in Upper Dublin Twp
Moved 15 MAY 1708 Frankenthal to Himbach, Wetteraukreis, Hessen
Moved 18 JUN 1709 Himbach to Düdelsheim, Büdingen, Hessen
Moved BEF 31 AUG 1715 Exiled along with other Brethren from Düdelsheim to Krefeld
Death location 4 JAN 1732/33 May have actually been on travel as part of Brethren ministry
Immigration: AUG 1719 Arrives in Philadelphia from Krefeld with Peter Becker group of Marienborn Brethren
Immigration: ABT MAY 1719 Leaves Krefeld with band of 20 Brethren lead by Peter Becker for the New World
Immigration: ABT JUN 1719 (conjecture) Peter Becker group of 20 Brethren make port call in England for leave of the courts to proceed on to the Port of Philadelphia in the Armican Colonies.
Relationship Confirmed older brother of Johann Balthazar Traut and Jeremiah Traut, the three brothers often referred to as the "Traut Brethren, " a widely accepted term coined by respected researcher Noel Trout who did groundbreaking work in this area.
Immigrant Generation 1719
Reference Number: 14001|
Father: unknown TRAUT b: ABT 1645 in Frankenthal (?), Electoral Palatinate, Holy Roman Empire
Sophia(?) UNKNOWN b: BEF 1672 in Frankenthal (?), Electoral Palatinate, Holy Roman Empire??
in Frankenthal (?), Electoral Palatinate, Holy Roman Empire
- Eufemia TRAUT b: ABT 1694 in Frankenthal (?), Electoral Palatinate, Holy Roman Empire
- Hans Georg TRAUT , Sr.(I) b: ABT 1695 in Frankenthal (?), Electoral Palatinate, Holy Roman Empire (now Southwest Germany)
- unknown TRAUT b: BEF 1708 in Frankenthal (?), Electoral Palatinate, Holy Roman Empire