Notes for Lt. Col. Johann Peter Hedrick: CAPT.: Notes for PETER HEDRICK,
Two sons of Lt. Col. Peter Hedrick moved to what is now Davidson County, NC in about 1755. They were Peter and Adam. Peter Hedrick b: December 12, 1733, volunteered to the patriot army in the Salisbury District Militia. He was commissioned a Lieutenant and rose to the rank of Captain. There is a monument to his honor at his burial place in the cemetery of Beck's United Church of Christ. It is nine feet high and stands on a solid concrete base 4X5 feet. It is constructed of beautiful native flint stone laid in concrete and was dedicated on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of his birth. Peter Hedrick and his family are believed to have been among the founders of Beck's Reformed Church. Johann Adam Hedrick b: October 12, 1741, d: March 16, 1815. Settled in Davidson County, NC. Adam Hedrick is number 1 on the old baptismal list of the Pilgrim United Church of Christ where his children are also listed except for Eve. Adam Hedrick married Barbara Hege (Hageny/Hage) daughter of John George Hege, Sr. (Hageny/Hage) and Anna Eva Frey (Fry) who also moved from Pennsylvania to NC and settled in Rowan County. In about 1767 Adam and Barbara purchased land adjacent to her brother George.
Sources: Article 529-Hedrick Connections by Cyril L. Johnson, his sources -tombstone inscriptions. Article 542-Captain Johann Peter Hedrick-From Original History Hedrick Family by Jefferson Article 543-Captain Peter Hedrick by Lena Swing Cliff with sources from Family Bible, NC Colonial Records, DAR Records Dr. Jacob Calvin Leonard's materials, and in public records. All the above from - Davidson County Heritage-NC 1982 Published by: The Genealogical Society of Davidson County, PO Box 1665, Lexington, NC 27292 Ship Name and arrival date to America: Pennsylvania German Pioneer: A publication of Original List of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 1727-1808: By Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Edited by William John Hinte, 9041-Vol. 1- 1727-1775 (Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Co., 1964 (Robert & Alice from Rotterdam; List 55-A; Walter Goodman Master; Pages 212-216).
More About Lt. Col. Johann Peter Hedrick: Date born 2: 17 Apr 1710, Ulmet, Parish, Pflaz, Bavaria, Germany.
More About Lt. Col. Johann Peter Hedrick and Anna Ottilia Blum: Marriage: 18 Mar 1730/31, Lichenburg, Rheinland, Germany.
More About Lt. Col. Johann Peter Hedrick and Philipina Stevens: Marriage: Aft. 1760, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
More About Lt. Col. Johann Peter Hedrick and Catherine Hummell Weiser: Marriage: 12 Dec 1780, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Children of Lt. Col. Johann Peter Hedrick and Anna Ottilia Blum are: