Notes for John "Peter" Dreisbach: Roberts, Charles Rhoads, "History of Lehigh Co., PA," Allentown: Lehigh Valley Publishing Co., vol. 1, 1914, page 1090 "Directory of Family Reunions." "The first annual reunion was held at Cnetral Park, September 3, 1910. The association publishes a family magazine."
1914--History. Roberts, Charles R. "History of Lehigh Co. & A Genealogical and Biographical Record of its Families," 3 volumes, page 283ff, (He is the Peter mentioned below, born Nov. 3, 1757) DREISBACH FAMILY "Simon Dreisbach was born Aug. 7, 1698, in Witgenstein, on the Danube, near Ratisbon, now Bavaria, and came to America Sept. 20, 1743, at the age of 45 years. He settled in Lehigh township, Northampton county, where he died March 21, 1785, and was buried at Kreidersville Stone church. He and his wife, Mary, had sons: Jost, Adam, John, and Simon..." "Simon Dreisbach, Jr. was born at Oberndorf, Feb. 18, 1730, and died near Weaversville, Dec. 17, 1806. He was a farmer and miller in Lehigh township, and at the outbreak of the Revolution was a member of the Provincial Convention. He was a member of the Assembly from 1776 to 1780, and on Oct. 20, 1782, became a member of the Council of Censors. After the war he served several terms in the Assembly and was a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1790. His first wife, Maria Dorothea, died in 1773. He married, second, Mrs. Anna Maria Kuder, daughter of Conrad Fuchs. He had eleven children, four of whom: George, born Jan. 31, 1756; Adam, born May 8, 1761; Daniel, born May 29, 1764; and Sophia, born Feb. 1, 1766, were deaf and dumb. His other children were: John, born Aug. 21, 1752, died Sept. 20, 1825; Peter, born Nov. 3, 1757; Jacob, born July 27, 1759; Elizabeth, born Aug. 29, 1762; Magdalena, born Dec. 1, 1767; Catherine, born Jan. 8, 1769, married, July 9, 1787, George Butz; and Susanna born Jan. 25, 1771, married (1st) George Deshler, and had children: Mary and David, and (2d) a Mr. Lynn..."
1924--History. Helman, Laura M. "History & Genealogy of the Dreisbach Family," Allentown, PA: Press of Berkemeyer, Keck & Co., 1924 (also supplement), LCC# CS71.D767, page 9. PETER DREISBACH LINE Peter Dreisbach, son of Hon. Dimon Dreisbach, Jr. was born November 3, 1757; died August 16, 1810. Married, in1778, Susanna Beisel, born 1758; died March 29, 1812. Both buried at Hecktown. He served in the War of the Revolution, Third Battalion, Northampton County Militia, in 1780-1782. Thier children are: 1. Daniel Dreisbach, born April 27, 1782; died January 24, 1853. Married Catharine Gradwohl, born June 7, 1782; died April 4, 1877. 2. Simon Dreisbach, born January 21, 1785. 3. Catharine Dreisbach, born July 17, 1786. Married Anthony Lerch. 4. Frederick Dreisbach, born 1792. The children of Daniel Dreisbach (above) and Catharine Gradwohl, his wife are: 1. Elizabeth Dreisbach, born November 21, 1813; died October 21, 1882. Married Nicholas Hower, Jr. 2. George W. Dreisbach. 3. Daniel H. Dreisbach. 4. Susanna Dreisbach. Married Charles Lynn. 5. Catharine Dreisbach. Married Daniel Balliett. 6. Mary Dreisbach. Married David Stahlnecker. 7. Julianna Dreisbach, born 1829. Unmarried. 8. Maria Ann Dreisbach. Married Samuel Snyder. 9. Hiram Dreisbach. Married------. Daniel Dreisbach, of Turbotsville, is a son of the latter." (Children of Daniel Balliett and wife, Catharine Dreisbach (above) and children of Simon Dreisbach (above) are given on page 9-10).
History. Website of Nikki Roth-Skiles, http://familytreemaker.com/users/r/o/t/Nikki--RothSkiles/GENE32-0004.html 28. JOHANN PETER8 DREISBACH (JOHANN SIMON7, JOHANN SIMON6, GEORG WILHELM5 THREISBACH, DANIEL4, JOHANN3 TREISBACH, GEORG2, ABRAHAM OF1 BALDE) was born November 03, 1757 in Germantown, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, and died August 16, 1810. He married SUSANNA BEISEL 1778 in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, daughter of PETER BEISEL and CATHERINE. She was born 1758 in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, and died March 29, 1812 in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Children of JOHANN DREISBACH and SUSANNA BEISEL are: i. ANNA MARIA9 DREISBACH, b. January 25, 1781, Kreidersville, Northampton County, Pennsylvania; m. JOHN STABP. 85. ii. DANIEL DREISBACH, b. September 28, 1782, Lehigh Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania; d. June 24, 1853, Lewis Township, Northumberland Countty, Pennsylvania. 86. iii. SIMON DREISBACH, b. January 21, 1785, Nazareth Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania; d. September 13, 1842. 87. iv. CATHERINE DREISBACH, b. July 17, 1786, Northampton County, Pennsylvania; d. April 1816. 88. v. FREDERICK DREISBACH, b. September 14, 1792, Northampton County, Pennsylvania; d. December 16, 1876.
More About John "Peter" Dreisbach: MillitaryService: Bet. 1780 - 1782, Rev. War vet.--3rd Bat., Northampton Co. Militia, PA. Occupation(s): 172 PlaceBuried/Age: Hecktown, Lower Nazareth Twp. or Dryland, Northampton Co., PA; 53y or 52y 9m 13d. Residence: 14 Aug 1954, Northampton Co., PA.172
More About John "Peter" Dreisbach and Susanna Beisel: Marriage: 1778, North, Pa.172
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