John Martin Brenneisen

Male 1731 - Aft 1801  (> 71 years)


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  • Name John Martin Brenneisen 
    Born 4 Sep 1731  East Cocalico Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened Muddy Creek Lutheran Church, , Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1801  , Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3664  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2015 

    Father Hans or John Valentine Brenneisen,   b. 4 Nov 1698, Lohrbach, Mosbach, Neckar-Odenwald-Kreis, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1737, Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Anna Margaretha Hertzler,   b. Abt 1700, , , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 7 Feb 1758, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1724  AdelshOfen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Margaretha,   b. Abt 1735, of, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1758  of , , Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F693  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RESEARCH_NOTES:
      1. Notes from Rootsweb.com Worldconnect database ":480580" 22 Feb 2003:
      A. Muddy Creek Lutheran Records of Lancaster Co., PA, per Annette K. Burgert, "18th Century Emigrants, Northern Kraichgau, PA." German Soc. Pg. 74.
      B. "Lancaster Co., PA Deed Abstracts," compiled by R. Thomas Mayhill, Pub. 1973. Mardin Breneiser listed as a witness in Deed, K149b, transaction. Pg. 120.

      2. May have died in York, York, Pennsylvania per unverified LDS IGI.

      3. FHL book 929.273B735bw p. 63: "The Brandhofer, Brauneler, Brenneiser Family from Eastern to Western Pennsylvania," compiled by W.R. Branthoover, 1978, p. 65: "John Martin Brenneisen, b. Sept. 4, 1731, m. Anna Margretha. Children:
      Valentine, b. 19 Jun 1758
      Johannes, b. 3 Oct 1760
      John Jacob, b. 14 May 1763
      Catherine, b. 11 Nov 1765
      Martin, b. 31 May 1768"

      4. FHL book 974.8 B4 pgp, Pennsylvania German Society, vol. 16, 1983, "Eighteenth Century Emigrants from German-speaking Lands to North America," vol. I: The Northern Kraichgau, by Annette Kunselman Burgert, pp. 74-75:
      "Adelshofen = 7519 Eppingen
      69. Breneisen, Joh. Valeintin
      "Alexander & Anne," 1730
      S-H 36
      Adelshofen Lutheran KB:
      m. 8 Nov. 1724, after premature concubitum, Valentin Brenneisen, servant of Samuel Bar, Anabaptist, and Margaretha Hertzler (Catholic), daughter of Andreas Hertzlin of Gimbert. Joh. Valentin Breneisen, day laborer at the Dammhoff, and wife Anna Margaretha (Catholic) had:
      1. Job. Friedrich b. 23 June 1726
      2. Joh. Rudolff b. 21 Sept. 1728
      Pennsylvania records:
      Muddy Creek Lutheran KB, Lancaster Co.:
      Valentin Brenn Eisen, deceased, had:
      1. Joh. Martin b. 4 Sept. 1731
      2. Joh. Jacob b. 17 Sept. 1733
      3. Joh. Cunradt b. 1 Feb. 1736
      Joh. Valentin Brenneisen and wife Margaretha sp. 1736 a child of Philipp Schweickert. m. 13 Sept. 1737 Johannes Ulrich and Margaretha Brenn Eisen, surviving widow of Valentin.
      Stoever's Records:
      m. 17 Jan. 1749 Rudolph Brenneisen and Anna Barbara Schaeffer, Cocalico
      Pennsylvania Patent Book AA-2:518
      Warrant dated 30 Apr. 1746, surveyed 13 Dec. 1748, A 154 A. tract in Earl twp., Lancaster co. to Hans Urigh. Urigh died, leaving land to two step-sons, Conrad and Valentine Breneisen. Valentine released his right to Conrad on 15 Mar. 1758. Patented 13 Feb. 1762, recorded 19 Feb. 1762.
      Rudolph Breneisen nat. Philadelphia 10 April 1760."

      5. Mentioned in will of stepfather in FHL Book: "The Brandhofer, Brauneler, Brenneiser Family from Eastern to Western Pennsylvania," compiled by W.R. Branthoover, 1978, p. 64, has the following excerpt: "After the death of Hans Valentine his widow Margaretha married Jo Urick whose will follows:
      Earltown [Earl Township] the 7th February 1758.
      Even this puts me in mind of going hence and of my Mortalyty because God Hath Wisietet me with an hard Sicknis and it is Seemingly Nigh Deth by Virtue of these Letters Given befor God the Allmighty and the under writen witnesses my Last will.
      I John Urick Give and Give over to my two StepSons namly Conrad and Valentin Op, Rudolph Breneisen, Henry Kemper and Jacob Holtzinger, with wagon harness and Geers and Horned Cattle in Sumaall what is on the Place, thethern and ther Heirs for there own. Excepting my wife, their mother, shall have the out standing mony the Grain on the Loft and the Grain now Standing in the feeld and for her Maintainans During her Life the one halfe of wht Stands in the Agreement wich Christian Harman Hath in Kiping an and I Bequeth to my Brother Valentin Urick in Tolpehoken for his Heirship, Five pound to my Sister Ottilia in Dutchland one Shilling Starling for her Shear. To my Step-son Rudolph Breneise one Shilling Starling for his Shear and to Martin Breneisen one Shilling Starling for his Shear and Jacob Breneison one Shilling Starling for his Shear and further the Luthern Church Four pounds Ten Shillings and I Chuse for Executors Henry Sower and Valentin Opp for that the articels for my last will shall all be kept befor God the Father the Son and the Holy Ghost and witnesses present beside my own hand and Seal. John Gehr and George Yundt. Johnnes Urick seal. (The above will is transcribed from the original which is written in German.)"

      6. Mentioned in brother Rudolff's will per FHL Book: "The Brandhofer, Brauneler, Brenneiser Family from Eastern to Western Pennsylvania," compiled by W.R. Branthoover, 1978, p. 63, has the following excerpt: "Rudolph Brenneisen, b. ca 1729 d between Oct. 18 & Nov. 17, 1764, m. Jan. 17, 1749 Anna Barbara Shaffer. Last Will and Testament:
      "In the Name of God, Amen. I, Rudolph Breinisen of Earl Township in the County of Lancaster and Province of Pennsylvania, yoeman, being weak in Body, but of sound Memory (blessed be God) do this Eighteenth Day of October in the year of our Lord one Thousand Seven Hundred and Sisty Four, Make and Publish this my last Will and Testament in manner following (that is to say)
      Imprimis; my will is that my Just debts and Funeral charges be paid by my Executor.
      Item, I give to the Church wardens of the Luthern Church built on George Verns land the sum of Five pounds to be laid out by them towards the keeping up and in repair the said Church.
      Item, I give to the poor, the blind and lame who go about the Country for relief the Sum of Five pounds - to be delivered into the hands of my friend John Schultz and by him distributed among such poor aforesaid. The said Sums to be paid to the use aforesaid by my Executor within two Months after my decease.
      Item, I give to my beloved wife Barbara the choice of one of my Beds and Bed Cloaths and one Chest and the one third of the remainder of all my Estate, real and personal whatsoever. To be paid to her within one year after my decease by my Executor herein after named.
      Item. I give to my daughter Cathrine the Sum of Twenty-five pounds Pennsylvania Money, to be paid to her by my said Executor within three years after my decease, and I do appoint my brother-in-law Philip Shaffer to take care of the said Money to put it out on Interest and pay her such a sum of it at any time as he shall think necessary towards her maintainance and learning, and the whole of it he shall pay to her or her heirs when she is Eighteen years of age.
      Item, all the rest and residue of my goods chattels and personal Estate whatsoever I give to my Four Brothers (viz) Martin, Jacob, Cunrad, and Valentine to be Equally divided among them allowing my two brothers Martin & Jacob Ten pounds a piece more than my other brothers.
      And I make Constitute ordain my said brother Jacob Branisen Sole Executor
      of this my will in trust for the intents & purposes in this my Will Contained. In witness whereof, I the said Rudolph Branisen have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand and Seal the Day and Year above written.
      Signed Sealed and delivered by the said Rudolph Branisen as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us, who were present at the Signing and Sealing thereof. Henry Sower & George Yondt, the Witnesses. Sealed and signed Rudolph Branisen."

      SOURCES_MISC:
      1. FHL book 929.273B735bw: "The Brandhofer, Brauneler, Brenneiser Family from Eastern to Western Pennsylvania," compiled by W.R. Branthoover, 1978.