Person:Nicolaus Yager (1)

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Nicolaus Jäger
b.28 May 1676 Germany
  1. Mary YagerAbt 1705 -
  2. Adam Yager1707 - Abt 1794
  • HNicolaus Jäger1676 - 1764
  • WSusanna KlaarBet 1691 - 1692 - 1719
m. Aft. 1734
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Name Nicolaus Jäger
Alt Name Nicolaus Yager
Gender Male
Birth? 28 May 1676 Germany
Marriage Aft. 1734 Prob. Virginiato Susanna Klaar
Death? 1764 Spotsylvania County, Virginia

Nicholaus Jäger (Yager) was one of the Early Settlers of Germanna Colony

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Immigration to Germanna Colony

Nicholas Yager and his family are listed among the second group of settlers to Germanna Colony in Virginia in April 1717:

  • Nicholas Jäger (Yager), Anna Maria (Sieber), Adam, 9, [Maria Barbara, 10], [Maria Gertrud, 6], Anna Maria, 3, Anna Margaretha, 1. Nicholas came from Falkenstine in the Palatinate, rather than Baden or Wurttemberg like the others. Nicholas Jager married Anna Maria Sieber in Marienthal in the Palatinate, 11 May 1706.


Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Disposition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:


  • Pages 93-96. 13-14 July 1737. Nicholas Yeager of Orange County to Adam Yeager of same. Lease and release; for ₤50 current money. 200 acres... at the foot of a mountain... Nicholas Yeager's line. (signed) Nicholas (X) Yeager. Wit: Gideon Marr, Paul Laderer (Poll Ledrer), Georg Utz. 25 Aug. 1737. Acknowledged by Nicholas Yeager. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 2, Dorman, pg. 40]. (Note: Adam Yeager was the son of Nicholas).