Person:Jacob Christmann (1)

Jacob Christmann
m. 1 Aug 1719
  1. Jacob Christmann1720 - 1785
m. 1 Oct 1741
  1. Johannes Chrisman1742/43 - 1853
  2. Johan Jacob Chrisman1745 - 1810
  3. Abraham Chrisman1747 - 1755
  4. Anna Maria Chrisman1748/49 - 1755
  5. Catharina Chrisman1751 - 1798
  6. Theodora Chrisman1754 - 1756
  7. Daniel ChrismanAbt 1756 - 1818
m. 11 Dec 1758
  1. Abraham Chrisman - Aft 1799
  2. Christina Elizabeth Chrisman - Aft 1779
  3. John George Chrisman - 1841
  4. Joseph Chrisman - 1825
  5. Rebecca Chrisman - Aft 1779
  6. Anna Maria ChrismanAft 1758 - Aft 1779
  7. Barbara Chrisman1759 - 1830
  8. Balthasar Chrisman1760 - 1797
  9. Heinrich (Henry) Chrisman1775 - 1847
  10. David Chrisman1779 - 1851
Facts and Events
Name[1] Jacob Christmann
Gender Male
Birth[2] 4 May 1720 Rothau, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, Germany
Other Married by Rev. Henry Wm. Stoy
with Barbara Kraemer
Marriage 1 Oct 1741 First Reformed, Lancaster, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvaniato Barbara Heckedorn
Marriage 11 Dec 1758 First Reformed, Lancaster, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvaniato Barbara Kraemer
Other Married by Rev. John Bartholomew Rieger
with Barbara Heckedorn
Death[3] Aug 1785 Guilford Co., North Carolina
Other[4] Buried at Reedy Creek, Guilford Co., North Carolina
Other[5] Religion Lutheran

Cheska Wheatley at has: Jacob CHRISMAN was born 4 May 1720 Rodan, Stewthal, Alsace. By 1742 he was living "beyond the Susquehana River on Codorus", York Co., PA. In 1745 he sold 110 acres in York Co., PA and moved shortly thereafter to Lebanon Twp., Lancaster Co., PA where he purchased 150 acres. He sold this tract in 1761 and moved about 1763 to Guilford Co., NC where he lived on the Reedy Fork of the Haw River. Jacob died there about 24 Jan 1785.

He married first on 1 Oct 1742 in York or Lancaster Co., PA to Barbara HECKENDORN (1718-1759), the daughter of John Heckendorn and Margaretha Jahry. She was a respected member of the Moravian Church. His second wife was Barbara KRAEMER and they married 11 Dec 1758.

Jean Sorenson has born in Rodan, Steinthal, Alsace. Died in Reedy Fork, Guilford Co., NC in Jan. 1785 she has came from Rothau, Bas-Rhin (Steinthal, in German), Alsace. Jean writes that David Huffines has that he died Jan. 24, 1784. Will proved 3rd Monday of August.

Jean writes, "Due to Indian uprisings in Pennsylvania the family moved to North Carolina in 1767--first to Hillsboro and then to Guilford Co. on Reedy Fork of the Haw River. This from David's notes."

Jean: This area of Alsace, where Jacob was born, is called "Steinthal" by the German people. The parish record books go back and forth from German to French. In Jacob's birth record he and his father are called Jaque.

Peggy Hart Cooley has: Baptized Jaque Christmann. Dec. 18, 1754 sold 110 cares of land in York, Co., PA under the name of Jacob Christman (Alguire, Joan L. "York Co., PA Deeds"). June 16, 1761 Jacob Christman, 150 acres in Lancaster Co., in Provincial Papers: Warrantees f Land in the Several Counties of the State of PA, 1730-1898 in PA Archives 3rd series, 1897. Deeded 150 acres in Lebanon Twp., Lancaster Co., PA June 1761 (later Lebanon Co., PA). 1763 from PA to NC. Has marriage to Heckendorn on Oct. 11, 1742 in First Reformed Church of York Co., PA or Lancaster Co., PA. Memoir of daughter Barbara born 1759 says she moved with her parents from PA where they lived far removed from the Brethren's church with which they had been connected in PA.

Pennsylvania Vital Records p. 234 has: "They went from Gegend near Yorktown to Libanon A. (about) 1753, later to North Carolina."

  1. Jean Sorensen.
  2. Jean Sorensen.
  3. Jean Sorensen.
  4. Jean Sorensen.
  5. Pennsylvania Vital Records, Volume I
    p. 234.