Unknown Biar (Baer)

#35621

Major Life Events

     Unknown Biar (Baer) married Margaret ?.1

Citations

  1. [S669] Bernice M. Ashby, Shenandoah Co., VA Marriage Bonds 1772-1850, page 30.

George Rodeheffer

#35622

Major Life Events

     George Rodeheffer married Margaret Harr, daughter of John Henry Harr and Suzannah Snapp, on 18 April 1804 at Shenandoah Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S669] Bernice M. Ashby, Shenandoah Co., VA Marriage Bonds 1772-1850, page 113.

Johan Nicolas Printzler1

#35672, b. circa 1700, d. circa 1769

Major Life Events

     Johan Nicolas Printzler was born circa 1700 at Germany.2 He married Anna Margaretha Ort on 28 April 1734 at Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania.3 Johan died circa 1769 at Frederick Co., Virginia.2

Children of Johan and Anna:

Narrative

     Johan came to Philadelphia in 1729 aboard the ship Mortonhouse. After settling in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, he was married Anna Margaretha Ort by Rev. John C. Stover. The Printzlers were among the early settlers during the 1730s at Great North Mountain near Cedar Creek.

     In 1751, John Mauzy surveyed a 300-acre tract for Printzler, for which a Fairfax grant was issued in 1754. By 1757, Printzler separated from his wife, and agreed to pay her support. May 3, 1760, Margaretha brought a lot in Stephensburg (Stephens City) from Lewis and Mary Stephens. In 1768, the lot was sold to Mathias Grove.

     In 1763, Nicholas Printzler and his wife, Margaretha, ended their separation, and he moved into her home in Stephensburg. His will, written that year, stated that he was old, and weak in body. In 1767, they sold the 300-acre farm to John Lesher, who conveyed the land to Isaac Zane. After Printzler's death circa 1769, his widow lived in Strasburg. The last public record which recorded her name was in 1777, when she bought a 150-acre farm from John Conrad in Frederick County. Nothing more is known of her, except that she died before 1780, as did her two youngest daughters.4

Citations

  1. [S672] Wilmer L. Kerns Ph.D, Frederick County, Virginia: Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley 1730-1830.
  2. [S672] Wilmer L. Kerns Ph.D, Frederick County, Virginia: Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley 1730-1830, page 233.
  3. [S672] Wilmer L. Kerns Ph.D, Frederick County, Virginia: Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley 1730-1830, page 234.
  4. [S672] Wilmer L. Kerns Ph.D, Frederick County, Virginia: Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley 1730-1830, pages 233/234.
  5. [S672] Wilmer L. Kerns Ph.D, Frederick County, Virginia: Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley 1730-1830, page 235.

Anna Margaretha Ort1

#35673, d. before 1780

Major Life Events

     Anna Margaretha Ort married Johan Nicolas Printzler on 28 April 1734 at Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania.2 Anna died before 1780.2

Children of Anna and Johan:

Citations

  1. [S672] Wilmer L. Kerns Ph.D, Frederick County, Virginia: Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley 1730-1830.
  2. [S672] Wilmer L. Kerns Ph.D, Frederick County, Virginia: Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley 1730-1830, page 234.
  3. [S672] Wilmer L. Kerns Ph.D, Frederick County, Virginia: Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley 1730-1830, page 235.

Maria Elizabetha Printzler1

#35674, b. 24 January 1738, d. 21 November 1767
FatherJohan Nicolas Printzler1 b. c 1700, d. c 1769
MotherAnna Margaretha Ort1 d. b 1780

Major Life Events

     Maria Elizabetha Printzler was born on 24 January 1738 at Frederick Co., Virginia.1 She married Henry Secrist in 1754.2 Maria died in childbirth on 21 November 1767 at age 29.1

Child of Maria and Henry:

Narrative

     Maria Elizabetha Printzler was baptized on 9 April 1738 by Rev. John C. Stover.2

Citations

  1. [S672] Wilmer L. Kerns Ph.D, Frederick County, Virginia: Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley 1730-1830, page 234.
  2. [S672] Wilmer L. Kerns Ph.D, Frederick County, Virginia: Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley 1730-1830, page 235.

Henry Secrist1

#35675, b. circa 1725, d. circa 1799

Major Life Events

     Henry Secrist was born circa 1725.1 He married first Maria Elizabetha Printzler, daughter of Johan Nicolas Printzler and Anna Margaretha Ort, in 1754.2 Henry married second Anna Maria ? circa 1768.2 Henry died circa 1799.1

Child of Henry and Maria:

Narrative

     Henry was of Swiss origin and is believed to have immigrated to Pennsylvania during the late 1740s. By 1750 Henry arrived at the North Mountain Settlement, where he bought a 350-acre farm from John Nicholas Printzler, who later became his father-in-law. Indians conducted raids in that are during 1755-1765, and several white residents were killed while others were kidnapped. The farm was sold to Isaac Zane for 200 pounds. In 1767, Henry took the profit-money, and bourht a 155-acre farm several miles to the north from Abraham Frye. Some of his new neighbors were Jacob Kackley, Abraham Frye, and a Jones family. Henry's new residence was about one mile from the St. John's Lutheran Church.

     In 1754, Henry married his neighbor, Maria Elisabeth Printzler. After giving birth to five children, she died in childbirth, November 21, 1767. One of these children probably was Frederick Secrist who inherited from Frederick Printzler, brother of his mother, land that was held in trust by Simon Harr until he came of age.

     Henry remained a widower for no more than a year, when he married a woman name Anna Maria, maiden name unknown. It is believed that she went to live with her son, George Secrist, where she died about 1816.

     On March 3, 1768, Henry took a naturalization oath with other German immigrants. He died in 1799 and by 1818, his land's had been sold, and most of his children left the neighborhood: seven children settled in Ohio; one settled in Hampshire County, Virginia; and five lived in various places in Frederick County.

Citations

  1. [S672] Wilmer L. Kerns Ph.D, Frederick County, Virginia: Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley 1730-1830, page 234.
  2. [S672] Wilmer L. Kerns Ph.D, Frederick County, Virginia: Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley 1730-1830, page 235.

Clara Printzler1

#35676, b. between 1740 and 1742, d. before 1780
FatherJohan Nicolas Printzler1 b. c 1700, d. c 1769
MotherAnna Margaretha Ort1 d. b 1780

Major Life Events

     Clara Printzler was born between 1740 and 1742.1 Clara died before 1780.1

Citations

  1. [S672] Wilmer L. Kerns Ph.D, Frederick County, Virginia: Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley 1730-1830, page 235.

Siblila Printzler1

#35677, b. between 1740 and 1742, d. before 1780
FatherJohan Nicolas Printzler1 b. c 1700, d. c 1769
MotherAnna Margaretha Ort1 d. b 1780

Major Life Events

     Siblila Printzler was born between 1740 and 1742.1 Siblila died before 1780.1

Citations

  1. [S672] Wilmer L. Kerns Ph.D, Frederick County, Virginia: Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley 1730-1830, page 235.

Anna Maria ?1

#35678, d. circa 1816

Major Life Events

     Anna Maria ? married Henry Secrist circa 1768.1 Anna died circa 1816.1

Citations

  1. [S672] Wilmer L. Kerns Ph.D, Frederick County, Virginia: Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley 1730-1830, page 235.

Frederick Secrist1

#35679, b. circa 1759
FatherHenry Secrist b. c 1725, d. c 1799
MotherMaria Elizabetha Printzler b. 24 Jan 1738, d. 21 Nov 1767

Major Life Events

     Frederick Secrist was born circa 1759.2

Citations

  1. Probable son of Henry Secrist and Maria Elizabetha Printzler.
  2. [S656] Amelia C. Gilreath, Shenandoah Co, VA Deed Book Series Volume 1, page 134.