Family:Wolfgang Käffer and Elisabetha Unknown (1)

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Descendants of Wolfgang Käffer


Generation No. 1

1. WOLFGANG1 KÄFFER was born Bef. 1672 in Ansbach, Germany, and died 08 Aug 1728 in Zaberfeld, Wuerttemberg, Germany. He married ELISABETHA ??? Bef. 1690 in Mittelfranken, Germany. She was born Bef. 1673 in Germany.

Notes for WOLFGANG KÄFFER: From "Germanna History", Notes:

The father of Apollonia was Wolfgang Käffer who seems to have originated in the region of Ansbach, some distance to the east. Apparently he lived in Zaberfeld, Kreis Heilbronn, Württemburg for a brother of Apollonia, Jerg Niclas Käffer was born there 20 Jul 1701. Wolfgang died on 8 Aug 1728 in Zaberfeld. His wife was Elisabetha.


http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/4803/Kaifer.htm

Generation 1 Wolfgang Kaefer (Reference # 1540 & 1548 & 1588 & 1596) was from the Ansbach region of Mittelfranken, Germany and died 8 August 1728 at Zaberfeld, Wuerttemberg, Germany where he was buried 9 August 1728. His occupation was that of goose herdsman. He married Elisabetha, surname unknown (Reference # 1541 & 1549 & 1589 & 1597). Further information about Elisabetha is unknown. They had the following children:

Maria Apollonia Kaefer b. c1690 in the Ansbach region of Mittelfranken, Germany m. 6 May 1714 to Hans Nicolaus Blanckenbuhler (c2 January 1681/2-1743) at Neuenburg, Baden, Germany and had the following children: Maria Barbara Blanckenbuhler (22 December 1714-); Zacharias Blanckenbuhler (21 October 1715-); Jacob Blanckenbuhler; Michael Blanchenbuhler; Ursula Blanckenbuhler; Dorothea Blanckenbuhler; and Elizabeth Blanckenbuhler Maria Apollonia Kaefer and her husband Hans Nicolaus Blanckenbuhler (aka Nicholas Blankenbaker) were members of the 1717 Colony at Germanna. For further information on this line see the Blanckenbuhler/Blankenbaker Family. Wolff Michael Kaefer (aka Michael Kaifer) b. c1695 in the Ansbach region of Mittelfranken, Germany d. c17 November 1768 at Culpeper (now Madison) Co., VA m. c1721 to Anna Maria Blanckenbuhler in Virginia George Nicolaus Kaefer b. 20 July 1701 at Zaberfeld, Wuerttemberg, Germany



Children of WOLFGANG KÄFFER and ELISABETHA ??? are:

  • i. MARIA APPOLONIA2 KÄFFER, b. Abt. 1690, Ansbach region of Mittelfranken, Germany; m. JOHANN NICHOLAS BLANCKENBÜHLER, 06 May 1714, Neuenburg, Baden, Germany; b. 02 Jan 1681/82, Neuenbürg, Germany; d. Abt. 1743, Culpeper County, Virginia.

Notes for JOHANN NICHOLAS BLANCKENBÜHLER: John Nicholas Blankenbaker was one of the German immigrants that came to Germanna Colony in 1717, in Culpeper County, Virginia.


From "Germanna History", Notes:

Johann Nicholas Blanckenbühler married Apollonia Käffer in Neuenbürg on 6 May 1714. Two children were born in Neuenbürg:

Maria Barbara Blanckenbühler, b. 22 Dec 1714, d. the next day Zacharias Blanckenbühler, b. 21 Oct 1715


  • ii. WOLFF MICHAEL "MICHAEL" KÄFER, b. Abt. 1695, Ansbach region of Mittelfranken, Germany; d. Abt. 17 Nov 1768, Culpeper (now Madison) County, Virginia; m. ANNA MARIA BLANKENBAKER, Abt. 1721, Virginia; b. 1687, Neuenbürg, Germany.

Notes for WOLFF MICHAEL "MICHAEL" KÄFER: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/4803/Kaifer.htm

Wolff Michael Kaefer (aka Michael Kaifer) (Reference # 770 & 774 & 794 & 798) was born c1695 in the Ansbach region of Mittelfranken, Germany and died c17 November 1768 in the part of Culpeper Co., Virginia that is now Madison Co. He married Anna Maria Blanckenbuhler (Reference # 771 & 775 & 795 & 799) c1721 in Virginia. She was christened 5 May 1687 at Neuenburg, Baden, Germany. For further information on her ancestors see the Blanckenbuhler/Blankenbaker Family. Anna Maria Blanckenbuhler had first married Johannes Thoma (30 December 1685-c1720 or 1721) 18 November 1711 at Neuenburg, Baden, Germany. Anna Maria Blanckenbuhler and both of her husbands were members of the 1717 Colony at Germanna. Children of Anna Maria Blanckenbuhler and Johannes Thoma:

Hans Wendel Thomas b. 17 April 1712 at Neuenburg, Baden, Germany Ursula Thomas b. 8 November 1714 at Neuenburg, Baden, Germany d. 8 November 1714 at Neuenburg, Baden, Germany Anna Magdelena Thomas b. 24 November 1715 at Neuenburg, Baden, German m. Michael Smith, Jr. Margaret Thomas b. c1718 at VA m. Henry Coller Michael Thomas b. c1720 at VA Children of Anna Maria Blanckenbuhler and Wolff Michael Kaefer: Dorothea Kaifer b. c1717 d. before 1775 m. John Clore (c1704-c1785) at VA Elizabeth Kaifer m. Adam Gaar Mary Kaifer m. Hans George Utz ( -c21 August 1766 when his will was probated) and had the following children: George Utz; Michael Utz ( -c1790); Margaret Utz; and Barbara Utz Barbara Kaifer m. John Weaver (c1728-) at VA Margaret Kaifer m. Nicholas Crigler ( -before 19 October 1789 when his estate probated) and had the following children: Elizabeth Crigler (8 August 1750-); Aron Crigler (9 July 1756-); Margaret Crigler (8 March 1759-); Nicholas Crigler, Jr. (14 April 1762-); Susanna (13 February 1764-); Anna Crigler (16 December 1768-); Abraham Crigler (3 June 1771-); Jacob Crilger (twin); and Ludwig Crigler (twin). *See the Weber/Weaver Family for further information on Nicholas Crigler's ancestry.


  • iii. JERG NICLAS KÄFFER, b. 20 Jul 1701, Zaberfeld, Wuerttemberg, Germany.