Person:Johan Heller (3)

Johan Michael Heller
m. 18 Feb 1716
  1. Catherina Wilhelmina Heller1718 - 1720
  2. John Dieter Heller1719 -
  3. Johan Simon Heller1721 - 1785
  4. Johan Michael Heller1724 - 1803
  5. Daniel Heller1726 - 1803
  6. Johan Ludwig Heller1728 - 1807
  7. George Christoph Heller1732 - 1805
  8. Maria Magdalena Heller1734 -
  9. Otillia Heller1737 - 1738
m. Aft 13 Nov 1749
  1. Johann David HELLERAbt 1750 -
m. Abt 1750
Facts and Events
Name Johan Michael Heller
Alt Name Johann Michael HELLER
Gender Male
Birth? 27 Feb 1724 Pfeddersheim, Pfaltz, Bavaria, Germany
Alt Birth? 27 Feb 1724 Pfeddersheim, Hesse, Germany; 2
Immigration? 15 Sep 1749 [[Place:|0]]
Marriage Aft 13 Nov 1749 [[Place:|0]]to Magdalena Catharine KEIPER
Marriage Abt 1750 to Magdalena Catherina KEIPER
Death? 16 Dec 1803 Milford, Leigh, Pennsylvania
Alt Death? 16 Dec 1803 Hellertown, Northampton County, PA; 0
Ancestral File Number 4W0Z-F7
Other? [[Place:|0]]Kathy Cronbaugh's
Other? Sergeant; Quality: 0Mili: Military

!Family group sheet as child & parent; FHL #1274299, Pre-1970 Family Archive Record Helgesen, Hans - Helleyer, William 1774 1992 Aug Ancestral File 1993 IGI B:10 May 1977; E:18 Oct 1977; SP:1 Nov 1977 LANGE (lists birthplace as Pfeddersheim, Rheinhessen, Hessen

Description: on the ship "Phoenix", sailing from Rotterdam under Captain John Mason Description: fifth great grandfather He was named for his grandfather Johan Michael Lawall

ID: I2300 Name: Johann Michael HELLER Sex: M Birth: 27 FEB 1723/24 in Pfeddersheim, Rhein-Hesse, Germany Death: 16 DEC 1803 in Hellertown, Northampton County, PA Event: Military Enlistment Sergeant _FA8: 15 SEP 1749 Came to America Note: Johann Michael came to America on September 15, 1749, arriving on the ship "Phoenix", sailing from Rotterdam under Captain John Mason.

Michael received a Land Warrant issued for 250 acres. He was with Colonel Anthony Lerch's Saucon Cavalry, one of the first units to respond at the outbreak of the French and Indian War. Michael was also with the first troops to arrive at the Massacre of the Moravians in December of 1755. He drove the first wagon from Northampton County, taking food and supplies to Valley Forge at the end of 1777. Michael was listed as a Sergeant in Captain John Wagoner's 8th company of the 1st Battalion, Northampton County Militia, Pennsylvania.

He signed the Oath of Allegiance on June 1 1778.

He was known as Alt Vater Mike (Mike the Elder) and was the founder of Hellertown, Pennsylvania.

Father: Johann Christoph HELLER b: 1688 in Pfeddersheim, Rhein-Hesse, Germany Mother: Veronica LAVALL b: BET. 1685 - 1696 in Erbes-Budesheim, Rhein-Hesse, Germany

Marriage 1 Magdalena Catherina KEIPER b: ABT. 1730 in Pfeddersheim, Rhein-Hesse, Germany Married: AFT. 13 NOV 1749 Children

Johann David HELLER b: 3 OCT 1750 in Upper Saucon Twp, Lehigh County, PA
Magdalena HELLER
Johann Michael HELLER
Margaret HELLER
Job HELLER b: 17 JUN 1765 in Plainsfield', Northampton, 'Pennsylvania


He was named for his grandfather Johan Michael Lawall