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Ahnentafel, Generation No. 1

Samuel Zepp was born MAR 1877 in , Adams, Pennsylvania, and died 1952. He married Annie Dentler. He was the son of Jacob H Zepp and Amelia Menges.

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Ahnentafel, Generation No. 2

Jacob H Zepp was born MAY 1848 in , Adams, Pennsylvania.

Amelia Menges was born JUL 1848 in , Adams, Pennsylvania, and died 1928. She was the daughter of Samuel Menges and Lydia Hershey.

Children of Amelia /Menges/ and Jacob H /Zepp/ are:
  1. Ida Zepp was born 1875 in , Adams, Pennsylvania, and died 1943. She married Person Not Viewable .

  2. Cora Ann Zepp was born 1876 in , Adams, Pennsylvania, and died 1906. She married Person Not Viewable .

  3. Samuel Zepp was born MAR 1877 in , Adams, Pennsylvania, and died 1952. He married Annie Dentler. She was born ABT 1877 in , , Pennsylvania.

  4. Harry Zepp was born 1879 in , Adams, Pennsylvania, and died 1939. He married Edna Yohe on ABT 1903 in , Adams, Pennsylvania. She was born ABT 1881 in , , Pennsylvania.

  5. William Zepp was born 1881 in , Adams, Pennsylvania, and died 1942.

  6. Paul E Zepp was born MAY 1883 in , Adams, Pennsylvania. He married Nannie Peters on ABT 1907 in , Adams, Pennsylvania. She was born ABT 1889 in , , Pennsylvania.

  7. Clara Zepp was born 1885 in , Adams, Pennsylvania, and died 1891.

  8. Peter C Zepp was born MAR 1890 in , Adams, Pennsylvania.

  9. Frank H Zepp was born FEB 1891 in , Adams, Pennsylvania, and died 1958.

  10. John C Zepp was born MAR 1893 in , Adams, Pennsylvania, and died 1949. He married Alta Gise. She was born ABT 1894 in , , Pennsylvania.

  11. Martin Luther Zepp was born 1896 in , Adams, Pennsylvania, and died 1899.



Ahnentafel, Generation No. 3

Samuel Menges was born 12 JAN 1818 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 9 APR 1898. He was buried in New Oxford, Adams, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Johannes Menges and Magdalena Lau.

Lydia Hershey was born 28 APR 1822 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 20 DEC 1900. She was buried in New Oxford, Adams, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Christian Hershey and Barbara Schenk.

Children of Lydia /Hershey/ and Samuel /Menges/ are:
  1. Susanna Menges was born 1844, and died 1915. She married Person Not Viewable .

  2. Amelia Menges was born JUL 1848 in , Adams, Pennsylvania, and died 1928. She married Jacob H Zepp. He was born MAY 1848 in , Adams, Pennsylvania.

  3. Elizabeth Menges was born ABT 1849 in , , Pennsylvania. She married Abraham Myers. He was born 22 OCT 1844 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 2 DEC 1876.

  4. Jacob H Menges was born 19 APR 1853, and died 18 DEC 1927. He married Lucinda M Ditzler on 17 DEC 1876. She was born 10 DEC 1854, and died 2 JAN 1928. She was buried in New Oxford, Adams, Pennsylvania.

  5. Henry Menges was born 11 NOV 1857, and died 23 JAN 1919. He married Maria Louisa Krug. She was born 15 FEB 1857 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 5 APR 1949. She was buried in New Oxford, Adams, Pennsylvania.

  6. Daniel Menges was born 3 SEP 1863, and died 26 OCT 1921. He married Mary K . She was born 1868, and died 1930.

  7. Lydia Ann Menges was born 12 NOV 1866. She married Person Not Viewable .

  8. Peter Mengesdied 20 JUN 1937. He married Anna Virginia Krug on 24 DEC 1885. She was born 25 OCT 1865 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 1959. She was buried in Hanover, York, Pennsylvania.



Ahnentafel, Generation No. 4

Johannes Menges was born 16 MAR 1765 in , Berks, Pennsylvania, and died 12 DEC 1839. He was buried in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Johan Peter Menges and Maria Catherina Miller Knapp.

Magdalena Lau was born 1 SEP 1773 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 24 AUG 1858. She was buried in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Philip Lau and Maria Magdalena Gentzler.

Children of Magdalena /Lau/ and Johannes /Menges/ are:
  1. Jacob Menges was born 2 FEB 1796 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 10 NOV 1868. He married Catherine Zinn on 2 DEC 1824. She was born 15 OCT 1799 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 22 APR 1882 in , York, Pennsylvania.

  2. Anna Maria Menges was born 20 AUG 1797 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 2 JUL 1870 in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania. She married Zachariah Spangler on 24 MAY 1818. He was born 6 JUN 1794 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 17 JAN 1875 in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania.

  3. John Menges was born 28 MAR 1799 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 2 FEB 1871. He married Elizabeth Ann Rudisill on 13 NOV 1845 in , York, Pennsylvania. She was born 23 DEC 1822 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 11 OCT 1892. She was buried in North Codorus Township, York, Pennsylvania.

  4. Daniel Menges was born 25 SEP 1800 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 9 MAY 1883. He married Elizabeth Bollinger on 18 JUN 1828 in , , Pennsylvania. She was born 20 NOV 1808 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 14 DEC 1901 in York Springs, Adams, Pennsylvania. She was buried in Latimore Township, Adams, Pennsylvania.

  5. Peter Menges was born 1 JUL 1802 in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania, and died 7 OCT 1883 in Heidelberg Township, York, Pennsylvania. He married Susan Johnson on 9 JUL 1857. She was born ABT 1813 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 17 DEC 1881.

  6. George Menges was born 29 JAN 1805 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 5 MAR 1877 in , York, Pennsylvania. He married Margaret Rebecca Emig on 24 JUL 1828. She was born 10 OCT 1807 in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania, and died 18 OCT 1857. She was buried in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania.

  7. Sarah Menges was born 3 AUG 1806 in Of, York, Pennsylvania, and died 15 APR 1861 in , York, Pennsylvania. She married Samuel Boyer. He was born 14 NOV 1801 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 26 NOV 1879 in , York, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Menges Mills, Heidelberg Township, York, Pennsylvania.

  8. Rebecca Menges was born 4 JUL 1808 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 15 SEP 1876. She married Solomon Maul. He was born 30 APR 1802 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 14 MAY 1876. He was buried in Heidelberg Township, York, Pennsylvania.

  9. Elizabeth Menges was born 11 FEB 1809 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 5 JUN 1896. She married Peter Treiber. He was born 1807, and died 1857.

  10. Solomon Menges was born 7 NOV 1812 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 2 MAY 1891. He married Juliann Hess. She was born 1814, and died 1903.

  11. Andrew Menges was born 13 FEB 1814 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 9 FEB 1891. He married Caroline Shanebrook on 23 MAY 1842. She was born 26 AUG 1821 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 14 MAY 1889. She was buried in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania.

  12. Leah Menges was born 13 DEC 1815 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 4 JUL 1876. She married Michael Livingston. He was born 11 OCT 1815 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 30 OCT 1873. He was buried in Oxford Township, Adams, Pennsylvania.

  13. Samuel Menges was born 12 JAN 1818 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 9 APR 1898. He married Lydia Hershey. She was born 28 APR 1822 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 20 DEC 1900. She was buried in New Oxford, Adams, Pennsylvania.


Christian Hershey was born 2 FEB 1782 in Of Paradise Township, York, Pennsylvania, and died 10 OCT 1852. He was buried in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Joseph Hershey and Barbara Shank.

Barbara Schenk was born 24 AUG 1783 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 19 APR 1862 in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania. She was buried in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania.

Children of Barbara /Schenk/ and Christian /Hershey/ are:
  1. Maria Hershey was born ABT 1805 in , York, Pennsylvania. She married Jacob Shaeffer. He was born ABT 1798 in , , Pennsylvania.

  2. Nancy Hershey was born ABT 1805 in , York, Pennsylvania. She married Michael Hoffman. He was born 5 OCT 1803 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 25 FEB 1862.

  3. Henry Schenk Hershey was born 20 JAN 1806 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 27 AUG 1878 in , York, Pennsylvania. He married Elizabeth Strickhouser. She was born 11 MAR 1802, and died 21 OCT 1885 in Of Seven Valleys, York, Pennsylvania. She was buried in Jefferson, York, Pennsylvania.

  4. Barbara Hershey was born 19 NOV 1807 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 24 NOV 1872 in , York, Pennsylvania. She married Casper Hoke. He was born 27 DEC 1808 in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania, and died 24 AUG 1849 in Spring Grove, York, Pennsylvania. He was buried in North Codorus Township, York, Pennsylvania.

  5. Elizabeth Hershey was born ABT 1808. She married John Joseph Hershey on 27 JAN 1831 in York, York, Pennsylvania.

  6. Jacob Hershey was born 18 JAN 1811, and died 21 JUL 1823.

  7. Catherine Hershey was born 6 JAN 1813 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 12 JUN 1889. She married Gabriel E Bear on 8 DEC 1831 in , York, Pennsylvania. He was born 2 JUN 1810 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 16 FEB 1857. He was buried in West Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania.

  8. Sarah Hershey was born 15 JUL 1816 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 24 NOV 1895. She married Joseph Hoke. He was born 1 SEP 1813 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 12 JUN 1887 in , York, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Menges Mills, Heidelberg Township, York, Pennsylvania.

  9. Joseph Hershey was born 21 JUL 1818 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 13 AUG 1897 in , York, Pennsylvania. He married Maria . She was born 23 MAY 1818, and died 1 APR 1886. She was buried in West Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania.

  10. Anna Hershey was born 26 AUG 1820 in Spring Grove, York, Pennsylvania, and died 1 DEC 1883. She married Henry F Hoke. He was born 4 MAY 1822 in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania, and died 18 JAN 1896. He was buried in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania.

  11. Lydia Hershey was born 28 APR 1822 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 20 DEC 1900. She married Samuel Menges. He was born 12 JAN 1818 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 9 APR 1898. He was buried in New Oxford, Adams, Pennsylvania.

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Ahnentafel, Generation No. 5

Johan Peter Menges was born 6 JUL 1731 in , Erbach, Hesse, Germany, and died 30 MAY 1806. He was the son of Johannes Menges.

Maria Catherina Miller Knapp .

Children of Maria Catherina Miller /Knapp/ and Johan Peter /Menges/ are:
  1. Johan Peter Menges was born 3 NOV 1760 in , Berks, Pennsylvania. He married Sabina Ziegler. She was born 20 OCT 1774 in Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania, and died 30 JUN 1852.

  2. Johannes Menges was born 16 MAR 1765 in , Berks, Pennsylvania, and died 12 DEC 1839. He married Magdalena Lau on 15 MAR 1792. She was born 1 SEP 1773 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 24 AUG 1858. She was buried in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania.

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Philip Lau was born ABT 1725 in , Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, and died JUL 1781. He was the son of Johan Christian Lau and Anna Cleophe Frey.

Maria Magdalena Gentzler was born 14 MAR 1742 in Dotzheim, , Germany. She was the daughter of Johann Conradt Gentzler and Maria Catharine Lotz.

Children of Maria Magdalena /Gentzler/ and Philip /Lau/ are:
  1. Gertrude Lau was born 17 MAR 1761 in , York, Pennsylvania. She married Frederick Miller.

  2. Henry Lau was born 1763 in , York, Pennsylvania.

  3. Elizabeth Lau was born 7 SEP 1765 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 6 OCT 1824 in , Lincoln, North Carolina. She married Philip Rudisill. He was born 4 APR 1756 in York, York, Pennsylvania, and died 6 MAY 1812 in Clark's Creek, Lincoln, North Carolina.

  4. Andrew Lau was born 1767 in , York, Pennsylvania.

  5. Michael Lau was born 1771 in , York, Pennsylvania.

  6. Magdalena Lau was born 1 SEP 1773 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 24 AUG 1858. She married Johannes Menges on 15 MAR 1792. He was born 16 MAR 1765 in , Berks, Pennsylvania, and died 12 DEC 1839. He was buried in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania.


Joseph Hershey was born ABT 1760 in Paradise Township, York, Pennsylvania, and died ABT 1822 in Of Hamiltonban Township, Adams, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Andrew Bomberger Hershey and Elizabeth Bachman.

Barbara Shank was born 1762, and died 1815 in Paradise Township, York, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Henry Schenck and Magdalena Sprenkle.

Children of Barbara /Shank/ and Joseph /Hershey/ are:
  1. Christian Hershey was born 2 FEB 1782 in Of Paradise Township, York, Pennsylvania, and died 10 OCT 1852. He married Barbara Schenk. She was born 24 AUG 1783 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 19 APR 1862 in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania. She was buried in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania.

  2. Henry Hershey was born 31 MAY 1785 in Paradise Township, York, Pennsylvania, and died 24 JUN 1863 in Franklin Township, Adams, Pennsylvania. He married Nancy Hartzell. She was born 31 AUG 1787, and died 31 MAY 1855. She was buried in Mummasburg, Franklin Township, Adams, Pennsylvania.

  3. Elizabeth Hershey was born ABT 1795. She married David Emanuel Hollinger on ABT 1816 in , York, Pennsylvania. He was born 1793 in Warwick Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and died 1861 in , Adams, Pennsylvania.

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Ahnentafel, Generation No. 6

Johannes Menges was born in , , Germany.

Johan Christian Lau was born 21 AUG 1696 in Near Lembach, Alsace, France, and died 21 APR 1772 in , York, Pennsylvania. He was buried in West Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania.

Anna Cleophe Frey was born 27 APR 1696 in Wingen, Near Knonau, Zurich, Switzerland, and died ABT 1773 in West Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania.

Children of Anna Cleophe /Frey/ and Johan Christian /Lau/ are:
  1. Philip Lau was born ABT 1725 in , Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, and died JUL 1781. He married Maria Magdalena Gentzler on ABT 1760. She was born 14 MAR 1742 in Dotzheim, , Germany.

  2. Peter Lau was born 1728 in Lembach, Alsace, France, and died 7 MAR 1806 in Codorus Township, York, Pennsylvania. He married Susanna Ness on ABT 1748. She was born 15 APR 1732 in , Montgomery, Pennsylvania, and died 17 JAN 1801 in Codorus Township, York, Pennsylvania. She was buried in West Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania.

  3. Anna Margaret Lau was born NOV 1733.

  4. Johan Michael Lau was born 30 OCT 1735 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 2 JUN 1795. He married Anna Maria Catherine Ness on ABT 1763. She was born 3 MAR 1738 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 13 AUG 1815. She was buried in West Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania.

  5. Anna Maria Lau was born 17 APR 1737 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 17 MAR 1811. She married Elias Eyster on 6 AUG 1754 in , York, Pennsylvania. He was born 6 AUG 1733 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 31 MAR 1829. He was buried in West Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania.

  6. Maria Magdalena Lau was born 5 SEP 1739 in , York, Pennsylvania. She married Casper Kerber.


Johann Conradt Gentzler was born ABT 1708 in , , Germany, and died ABT 1778 in , York, Pennsylvania.

Maria Catharine Lotz was born ABT 1710, and died ABT 1755 in , York, Pennsylvania.

Children of Maria Catharine /Lotz/ and Johann Conradt /Gentzler/ are:
  1. Philip Wilhelm Gentzler was born 4 SEP 1739 in , , Germany, and died 7 OCT 1804 in Lincolnton, Lincoln, North Carolina. He married Juliana Wintermeyer on ABT 1758. She was born 23 AUG 1741 in , , Germany, and died ABT 1814. She was buried in Leeper's Creek, Lincoln, North Carolina.

  2. Maria Magdalena Gentzler was born 14 MAR 1742 in Dotzheim, , Germany. She married Philip Lau on ABT 1760. He was born ABT 1725 in , Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, and died JUL 1781.

  3. Johan Conrad Gentzler was born 15 MAR 1745 in Dotzheim, , Germany, and died 1776 in Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey. He married Eva Maria Swope. She was born 14 NOV 1750 in West Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania, and died 15 JAN 1839 in Dillsburg, York, Pennsylvania. She was buried in Washington Township, York, Pennsylvania.

  4. George Philip Gentzler was born 1750, and died 1816 in Codorus Township, York, Pennsylvania. He married Maria Magdalena Lau on 17 NOV 1767 in Dover Township, York, Pennsylvania. She was born 22 AUG 1749, and died 1835.


Andrew Bomberger Hershey was born 1731 in , Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and died 1799 in , York, Pennsylvania. He was buried in , York, Pennsylvania.

Elizabeth Bachman was born 1733 in , Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and died 1815 in , York, Pennsylvania.

Children of Elizabeth /Bachman/ and Andrew Bomberger /Hershey/ are:
  1. Joseph Hershey was born ABT 1760 in Paradise Township, York, Pennsylvania, and died ABT 1822 in Of Hamiltonban Township, Adams, Pennsylvania. He married Barbara Shank. She was born 1762, and died 1815 in Paradise Township, York, Pennsylvania.

  2. Elizabeth Hershey was born 1766 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 10 FEB 1826 in Conewago Township, Adams, Pennsylvania. She married Abraham Keagy. He was born 1762 in , , Pennsylvania, and died 1833 in , Adams, Pennsylvania. He was buried in , Adams, Pennsylvania.

  3. Christian Hershey was born 21 FEB 1768 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 20 JAN 1857. He married Person Not Viewable .

  4. Anna Hershey was born 29 MAR 1772 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 27 APR 1840. She married John Brubaker. He was born 15 DEC 1770 in Of Admire, Dover Township, York, Pennsylvania, and died 23 MAR 1844.

  5. Jacob Bachman Hershey was born 3 NOV 1778 in Of Paradise Township, York, Pennsylvania, and died 22 APR 1847. He married Barbara Mumma. She was born 19 JUN 1783 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 8 MAR 1855.

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Henry Schenck was born ABT 1755.

Magdalena Sprenkle was born 1759 in , York, Pennsylvania, and died 1805.

Children of Magdalena /Sprenkle/ and Henry /Schenck/ are:
  1. Barbara Shank was born 1762, and died 1815 in Paradise Township, York, Pennsylvania. She married Joseph Hershey. He was born ABT 1760 in Paradise Township, York, Pennsylvania, and died ABT 1822 in Of Hamiltonban Township, Adams, Pennsylvania.



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