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  • ID: I625334615
  • Name: Johan Adam MAURER
  • Given Name: Johan Adam
  • Surname: Maurer
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: Jan 1747 in North Whitehall Twp, Lehigh Co, PA
  • Death: 14 Jun 1792 in Straban Twp, Adams Co, PA
  • Change Date: 28 Jun 2005
  • Burial: Bender's Church, Butler Twp, Adams Co, PA
  • CONF: 1762 Heidelberg Twp, Lehigh Co, PA (Rev Schumacher)
  • Event: Military Unknown 18 May 1778 Sgt, Rev War, 2nd Bn, 8th Co, Northampton Co Militia (Whitehall)
  • Event: LetAdmin Unknown 25 Jun 1792 York Co, PA
  • Event: Migrated Unknown Abt 1791 Straban Twp, Adams Co, PA
  • Event: OrphanCourt Unknown 2 Oct 1799 York Co, PA
  • Event: US Oath Unknown 25 Aug 1777 Lehigh Co, PA
  • Note:
    Name Suffix: Junior

    US Oath, 24:23
    land, Northampton County, 50 acres, 15 Apr 1772

    1769 tax list, Whitehall, $10
    1772 tax list, Whitehall, $3.16.0, farmer
    1773 tax list, Whitehall
    1776 tax list, Whitehall
    1779 tax list, Whitehall, 150A
    1781 tax list, Whitehall, 202A, 4H (from microfilm in Easton)
    1785 tax list, Whitehall, 200A, 3H, 3C, $1.7.5
    1786 tax list, Whitehall, 220A, 4H, 4C, $1.12.0
    1788 tax list, Whitehall, 220A, 2H, 3C, $1.6.0

    1790 census, pg 182, Whitehall, 1-2-4 (Mowrer)

    in communicant listings at Heidelberg Church: 19 Oct 1776, 11 Oct 1777, 1779

    single sp 1766, Johan Nichal Mark and Eva (at Egypt) (w/Maria Catharina Baliet)

    sp - 1770 Peter Maurer and M. Magdalena Sasseman (at Heidelberg)
    sp - 1772 Peter Sassamenhausen and Catharine Salome Maurer (at Neffs)
    sp - 1774 Samuel Fry and Barbara Maurer
    sp - 1778 John Maurer and Catharine Schlosser
    sp - 1781 Martin Herter and wf [Catharine Maurer, his widow mother remarried]
    sp - 1783 Jacob Maurer and Elisabeth Sasseman
    sp -> 1785, Herman Schreiber and Barbara [Maurer]
    sp - 1786 Jacob Wirth and Christina [Lichtenwalner]

    Christian Schlegel and Catharine:
    sp -> 1799 Burchard Wirth and Gretha [Maurer] (at Benders, Adams Co)

    Is Catharine a Sasseman?? I'm assuming so for now.

    Orphans Court, Adams County, circa 1792, pg 377/
    Margaret Mourer, aged 16, guardian is Jacob Wert
    John Mourer, aged 14, guardian is Abrahm Littlewalter
    Adam Mourer, aged 11, guardian is George Oyster (Samuel Fry is administrator)

    Orphans Court 2 Oct 1799
    John Mourer, eldest son
    Adam died in summer of 1792
    -widow Catharine
    -sons John, eldest and
    - Adam, has guardian George Eyster
    - 4 daughters:
    - Mary wife of Nicholas Wolf
    - Barbara wife of George Slagle
    - Margaret wife of Buck Wertz
    - Elizabeth, minor, guardian is George Eyster
    - had 160 Acres of land in Straban Twp

    Military service, History of Lehigh County, Volume I, pg 151
    14 May 1778, 2nd Bn, 8th Co, Sgt Adam Maurer
    (see also

    PA Archives, 5:8,54, 1st Bn 4th Co, Northampton Militia, Lt Jacob Wirth,
    7th class Adam Maurer, 4th class John Maurer
    1 Nov 1781 - 1 Jan 1782

    PA Archives, 6:3,1428, Cpt Henisse, York Co Militia
    7th class, Adam Maurer, 18 Nov 1788

    Misc Northampton Records, pg 182:
    Witness against Andrew and John Feeler, of Heidelberg Twp, for maintaining an ill-governed
    house... drinking whoring & misbehaving themselves". witness Adam Mauer.

    from tombstone: Jan 1747-14 Jun 1792, married 2 May 1769, 10 children (vs. the 8 I have listed)

    Father: Johan Adam MAURER b: Abt 1708 in Becherbach, Meissenheim, Palatinate, Germany
    Mother: Maria Catharine UNKNOWN b: 5 Mar 1724 in Germany

    Marriage 1 Maria Catharine SASSEMANHAUSEN b: 29 Sep 1747 in Germany
    • Married: 2 May 1769 in Lehigh Co, PA
    1. Has Children Maria Magdalena MAURER b: 4 Jun 1770 in North Whitehall Twp, Lehigh Co, PA
    2. Has No Children Maria Catharine MAURER b: 4 Mar 1772 in North Whitehall Twp, Lehigh Co, PA
    3. Has No Children Catharine Barbara MAURER b: 14 Sep 1774 in North Whitehall Twp, Lehigh Co, PA
    4. Has No Children Margaretha MAURER b: 4 Oct 1777 in North Whitehall Twp, Lehigh Co, PA
    5. Has No Children John MAURER b: 18 Aug 1778 in North Whitehall Twp, Lehigh Co, PA
    6. Has No Children Johan Adam MAURER b: 22 Mar 1781 in North Whitehall Twp, Lehigh Co, PA
    7. Has No Children Maria Elisabeth MAURER b: 23 Sep 1783 in North Whitehall Twp, Lehigh Co, PA
    8. Has No Children Susanna MAURER b: 10 Jan 1786 in North Whitehall Twp, Lehigh Co, PA
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