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  • ID: I71564
  • Name: Johannes Jacob Hill
  • Surname: Hill
  • Given Name: Johannes Jacob
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1687 in Enkirch, Pfaltz, Germany
  • Death: May 1739 in Berks county, Pennsylvania
  • _UID: 1C4BFE6CFAD9994FB677DF482F98EF68FEAE
  • Note:
    Christening: ABT 1687 Enkirch Evangelisch Lutheran, Pfalz, Bayern

    Jacob appears to have moved from Enkirch to Huechelheim by Frankenthal area, Pfalz where mos t of the children were baptized before emigrating to PA.

    1734 Phila Co landowners tax book shows 2 Jacob HILLs:

    Jacob HILL - Towamencin, 100 acres (Oley Jacob - not ours)
    Jacob HILL - Maxatawny - no land acerage shown as the disctrict had no constable.

    Moselem (Ontelaunee), Zion, Peter's St. Peter's) Richmond twp. The
    Lutheran Registor began 1741. The Reformed in 1764 (St. Peter's).
    Location; Zion, 4 miles west of Kutztown - miscellkaneous records:

    Anna Maria, d/o Johanes H.Hill and Hannah Kuhnin, born May 30, 1746

    Susanna Paust, d/o Georg P. and wf Catharine Hillin born Aug 9, 1746.
    Sp. Heinrich Altspach and Susanna Hillin

    Merklin __ born __ 1746, Sp George Merklin and Hana Hillin

    Anna Catharine Hill, d/o Johannes H. and wf Hanah Kuehnlin, born Oct 1,
    1747. Sp John Daniel Hill and Maria Rauschin

    Anna Catharine Hausknecht d/o Christian H. and wf Ana Hillin born July
    15, 1748. Sp John Hill and wf Hana

    Magdalena Hill, d/o John H. and wf Appolionia Merklin, born Jan 29,
    1749. Sp John Daniel Hill and Helena Merklin

    Eva Rosina Hill, twin d/o Johannes H. and Hanah Hillin, Hana Martha
    Hill, twin, born March 22, 1750

    Jacob Hill settled in Maxatawney Twp, Berks Co in the early 1700's. His wife was Anna
    Elisabeth. The marriages of several of his children are recorded at the Moselem Church.
    He died about 1739 (see Admin records in Phila Co, D:93, file 23). Children: Jacob Jr
    (1716-1775) Hanna Martha w/o Gotfried Kramer, Johannes, Anne Elisabeth w/o Christian
    Hausknecht, Daniel, and Christina w/o George Merkel.
    Submitted by: Tim Conrad

    28 Jul 1779 -----John J. --------- John ------------ Maxatawny Twp.--1778 ------- 7 ---- 85

    Letters of Adm. to Ann Elizabeth Hill, Co. of Philadelphia, widow of Jacob Hill, deceased , 9 Aug 1739. Inventory of 28 Jul 1739 says Jacob Hill of Saccony in _ County of Philad, Dece ased
    Mentions plantation of 212 acres of land with buildings and improvements.

    There is a separate Jacob Hill in Oley tht is often mistaken for ours.
  • Change Date: 17 Mar 2009 at 12:07:36



    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
    • Married: 8 Jan 1709 in Frankenthal Evangelisch Lutheran Church, Heuchelheim, Pfalz, Germany
    Children
    1. Has Children Jacob Hill b: 17 Jan 1716 in Huechelheim, Pfalz, Germany
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