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  • ID: I2311
  • Name: Johann Georg LANG
  • Given Name: Johann Georg
  • Surname: LANG
  • Name: John George LONG
  • Given Name: John George LONG
  • Surname:
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 14 Apr 1718 in Schwaigern, Wurttemberg GER
  • Death: 18 Dec 1766 in Dover Twp., York Co. PA
  • _UID: 79717D55F6561A4D9B7AF84A9749DAA9294D
  • Change Date: 29 Aug 2014 at 16:45
  • Note:
    Early German Settlers of York County Pennsylvania (Revised Edition)/ Keith A. Dull

    Dover Township
    Pg. 140
    Lang - Johann George, son of Hans Jerg and Agnes Dorthea (Kerr) Lang, was b. in Schwaigern, Germany, on Apr. 14, 1718, and immigrated to America on the ship Christian in 1749 (Strayer's (Salem) Reformed Church states that he was b. on Sept 26, 1721 in "Schweryern bey Heylbronn Grafschaft Neuberg" to Georg Lang a vinegrower and Agnes; Georg and Elizabeth have two sons bapt. in Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church before the immigration date of 1749 - are these baptisms post dated at the church?). He married Elizabeth dau. of Samuel Esk in 1742. He was taxed in 1762. Georg d. on Dec 18, 1766. His will was written in Dover Township on Dec 13, 1766, and probated on Dec 22, 1766. He had the following children (11 total, 6 sons and 2 daus alive in 1766):
    - Johan Andreas, born on July 5, 1743, and baptized at Christ Church on Aug 8, 1743
    - Johan Georg, born on Oct 7, 1746, and baptized at Christ Church on Feb 34, 1747
    - Elizabetha, born on Mar 25, 1751, and baptized at Christ Church on Apr 8, 1751
    - Johan Conrad, born on Aug 12, 1753, and baptized at Christ Church on Nov 18, 1753
    - Johannes, born on Sept 22, 1755, and baptizedat Christ Church on Sept 27, 1755
    - Frederich, born on Dec 10, 1757, baptized at First Moravian Church on Dec 14, 1767, and sponsored by Franz Jacob Miller, John Peizel, and Peter Pfaff
    - Maria Barbara, born on Aug 20, 1760, baptized at First Moravian Church on Sept 25, 1760, and sponsored by Catharina Heckedorn, Elizabeth Piezel, and Barbara Schlegel
    - Jonathan, born on Sept 15, 1762, and baptized at Strayer's Church on Nov 7, 1763, and sponsored by Jonathan and Eva Elisabeth Beitzel
    - Maria Margaretha, born on Aug 7, 1764, baptized at Strayer's Church on Sept 16, 1764, and sponsored by Jonathan Schederon, Barbara and Andreas Gantzert

    The Baptisms listed above can be found at :
    York County, Pennsylvania, 1733-1800: Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church / Ancestry.com
    York County, Pennsylvania, 1764-1800: Strayer's (Salem) Reformed Church / Ancestry.com

    York County Pennsylvania Deeds 1762-1763 / Joan L. Alguire

    Pg. 20
    7 Aug 1762 George Long of Dover Twp,. Yeoman to Andrew Gantzer of same place, Yeoman, for the sum of 250 pounds 300 a. . A certain improvement and tract of land situate in afs. Twp. adjoyning the lands of Secretary Hance Zinn, George Lightner. Subject to the purchase money interest and quit rent due and to become due the proprietaries.
    Wts: Jno. Boyd, Jac. Moore George Long
    Received the 7 Aug 1762 of Andrew Gantzer 250 Pds in full.
    Wit: Jno. Boyd, Jac. Moore George Long
    George Lond acknowledged the above as his Act and Deed.
    Copy compared with the original at York 30 Sept 1862.
    Geo. Stephenson, Recorder

    Land Records of York County Pennsylvania 1764-1771, Deed Books C and D / Mary Marshall Brewer

    Pg. 9
    16 Apr 1765. Deed. John Salsbury and Joseph Kyle both of Dover Township, York Co. yeoman for 450 pounds sold to George Long of same place yeoman a 211 a. tr of land... whereas in pusuance of a warrant from the honorable proprietaries dated a Phila 8 Dec 1750 there was surveyed out on 23 jan 1751 unto a certain Thomas Pettit a 211 a. tr of land in Dover Towmship adj James Pettit, Peter Brillinger & James Murrahodge, and whereas the said Thomas Pettit on 18 Dec last did sell the tr of land unto the afsd john Salsbury and Joseph Kyle... .
    Wit: John Boyd, Wm Carrothers.
    Ackn 16 Apr 1765 before John Adlum esqr justice.

    Pg. 39
    6 Dec 1766. Deed. George Long of Dover Township, York Co yeoman for 500 pounds sold to Nicholas Huffman of same place a 211 a. tr of land... whereas in pusuance of a warrant from the honorable proprietaries dated a Phila 8 Dec 1750 there was surveyed out on 23 jan 1751 unto a certain Thomas Pettit a 211 a. tr of land in Dover Township adj James Pettit, Peter Brillinger & James Murrahodge, whereas John Salsbury and Joseph Kyle on 16 Apr 1765 did sell the tr unto the afsd George Long... whereas the afsaid Thomas Pettit on 18 Dec last did sell the tr of land unto the afsd John Salsbury and Joseph Kyle... .
    Ackn 6 Dec 1766 before John Smith justice of the peace.
    Samuel Johnston recorder

    York County, Pennsylvania Wills, 1749-1819 / Ancestry.com

    Name: George Long
    Description: Decedent
    Residence: Dover Township
    Date: 13 Dec 1766
    Prove Date: 22 Dec 1766
    Remarks: Long, George. Dec. 13, 1766.
    Executor: Elizabeth Long. Dover Township. Wife: Elizabeth Long. Children: Names and number not given.

    The Schwaigern Years / Boger Family Genealogy, http://www.tradenet.net/bboger/genealogy2.html

    Schwaigern, in Wurttemburg is a small village near the Neckar River in the southcentral part of what is now Germany. Schwaigern is located near the city of Heilbronn. The village formed in the 12th and 13th centuries with the formation of die Herren von Neipperg (the Men of Neipperg), a royal family which exists today. The town charter was issued in 1372 when Kaiser Karl IV decreed a weekly marketplace to Schwaigern, in Prague on April 1st of that year. The main market place in Schwaigern today dates to 1486. The town is surrounded by rolling hills, farms, vineyards, and a small stream runs through the edge of town. The center of town is dominated by one hill only slightly higher than the others. This hill is dominated by the church and adjoining kloster, and later a "schloss" or palace.
    Schwaigern and the surrounding countryside were torn by constant wars, and the records from the 1600's reflect the horrors of those wars. The entries in the Evangelical church records from the 30 years war, when 222 people died in 1625, and 691 people died in 1635 are examples of the struggle to survive the times of religious and political upheaval. The death toll quite often included complete families. Barely 20 years passed from the end of the Thirty Years War befor Schwaigern was again engulfed in war, this time by the Hollandische Krieg, the Dutch War. This war lasted for 6 years. Ten years later the Pfalzische Erbfolgekrieg (Pfalz War of Succession or the Grand Alliance or the War of the League of Augsburg) began. This war was considered worse than the others and lasted from 1688-1697. The area was occupied by the French in 1688 during Louis XIV's Rhenish Invasion. Heidelberg was burned to the ground. The Spanishe Erbfolgekrieg (Spanish War of Succession) followed from 1701-1714. This was followed by the Polnische Krieg (the Polish War of Succession) from 1733-1738 (just after my ancestors decided to skeddadle), the Osterreichische Erbfolgekrieg (Austrian War of Succession) 1741-1748, and the Siebenjahrieg Krieg (the Seven Years War) from 1756-1763. The Heimatbuch Schwaigern states that the only times the wars subsided was when the countryside was exhausted, not just with crops, but with people to raise them. There were simply too few men left to farm, much less fight. The peoples of the area emigrated to Russian, Poland, and America. The emigration was prompted by religious intolerance, war, and taxes. The emigration was general to all of the Germanic states, not just Wurttemberg.




    Father: Hans Jerg LANG
    Mother: Agnes Dorthea KERR

    Marriage 1 Elizabetha Barbara ESK
    • Married: 1742
    Children
    1. Has Children Johann Andreas LANG b: 5 Jul 1743 in York Co. PA c: 8 Aug 1743 in Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, York, York Co, PA
    2. Has Children Johann Georg Jr. LANG b: 7 Oct 1746 in York Co. PA c: 24 Feb 1747 in Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, York, York Co, PA
    3. Has No Children Elizabetha LANG b: 25 Mar 1751 in York Co. PA c: 8 Apr 1751 in Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, York, York Co, PA
    4. Has Children Johann Conrad LANG b: 14 Nov 1753 in York Co. PA c: 25 Nov 1753 in Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, York, York Co, PA
    5. Has Children Johannes LANG b: 27 Sep 1755 in York Co. PA c: 22 Sep 1755 [sic] in Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, York, York Co, PA
    6. Has Children Wilhelm LANG b: 16 May 1756 in York Co. PA c: 6 Jun 1756 in Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, York, York Co, PA
    7. Has Children Frederich LANG b: 10 Dec 1757 in York Co. PA c: 14 Dec 1757 in First Moravain Church, York Co. PA
    8. Has No Children Maria Barbara LANG b: 20 Aug 1760 in York Co. PA c: 25 Sep 1760 in First Moravain Church, York Co. PA
    9. Has No Children Jonathan LANG b: 15 Sep 1762 in York Co. PA c: 7 Nov 1763 in Strayer's (Salem) Reformed Church, Dover, York Co, PA
    10. Has No Children Maria Margaretha LANG b: 7 Aug 1764 in York Co. PA c: 16 Sep 1764 in Strayer's (Salem) Reformed Church, Dover, York Co, PA
    11. Has No Children Child LANG b: 6 Sep 1766 in York Co. PA
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