67. Hohl–Holl

Outline

  1. (prob.) Wendel Hohl (d. 1773) m. Mary Witwer (d. aft. 1783); Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa.
  2. Joseph Hohl (d. bef. 1798) m. ca. 1777 Johanna Sophia Schmidt (d. bef. 1797); New Holland, Pa.
  3. John Holl (1779–aft. 1817) m. 1799 Catharine Beck (1783–1869); Cocalico Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa.
  4. Catharine Beck Holl (1808–1896) m. 1825 Reuben Weidler (1805–1882); Leacock Twp., Lancaster Co.; Shippensburg, Pa.

Sources

Elizabeth V. Meredith, Michael Weidler: His Antecedents and Descendants (Houston, Tex., 1987), 323, provides some information on the last two generations of this line. Related records appear in Glenn P. Schwalm and Frederick S. Weiser, eds. and transls., Records of Pastoral Acts of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Holland, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 1730–1799, Sources and Documents of the Pennsylvania Germans, vol. 2 (Breinigsville, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1977) Relevant probate records include Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Will Book H, vol. 1, 146-7 (John Smith, 1799), and Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Orphans Court, Miscellaneous Book, 1791–1796, 444; 1796–1801, 72-3, 1791–1796, 444. On the first two generations, the best summary is Denise Witwer Lahr and Thomas Witwer Richards, The Witwer Family of Earl Township: Part 1, Hans Wittwer, Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage 26, no. 3 (July 2003): 14-23.

Related surnames

135. Beck · 269. Schmidt · 33. Weidler · 537. Witwer

Created 24 August 2004; last updated 14 September 2013.
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