Saturday, January 26, 2013

Peter Troxell 1723-1811



Peter Troxell
Born: Dec 28, 1723
Died: Feb 28, 1811
married May 19, 1747
Anna Maria Hunsecker
Born: 1727
Died: 1795

Children: 

Peter
Daniel Troxell  1751 – 1816
John Troxell 1755 – 
Jacob Troxell 1758 – 1810
Margaret Troxell  1759 – 1829
Barbara Troxell 1762 – 1834
Maria Susanna Troxell 1765 – 
Lorentz Troxell 1767 – 1826
Eva Catharine Troxell  1769 – 1851
Christian Troxell 1771 – 
Magdalena Troxell 1774 – 1774




TimeLine:

1723 28 Dec - Birth
Canton of Bern, Switzerland 

1747 19 May -Marriage to Anna Maria Hunsecker
Age: 23
Egypt, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States 


U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 about Peter Troxell
Name: Peter Troxell
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Gr
Birth Year: 1723
Spouse Name: Ann Maria ???
Spouse Birth Year: 1727
Marriage
Year: 1747
Number Pages: 10


1780 23 Jul - Military
Age: 56
Served in Capt Henry Reitz 1st Battalion, 8th Company

1780 3 Sep -Military
Age: 56
Discharge from the Military

1811 28 Feb  - Death
Age: 87
Whitehall, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States 


Research:

Peter Troxell eldest son of Peter the emigrant was born in Switzerland Dec 28 1723 and was nine years old on his arrival in America He was naturalized on the same day as his father and became the owner of the greater of his father's land and added to it so that owned over 600 acres He saw service in War of the Revolution and was a member of Jordan Reformed church where he is buried has no tombstone He died Feb 28 1811 in 80th year He married May 19 1747 Anna Maria name unknown who was born 6 1727 and died July 10 1795 They had seven sons and seven daughters of whom two sons and one daughter died before the mother whose tombstone is still decipherable at Reformed church.

Peter Troxell married second time May 11 1799 Hanna Zirckel.  At the time of his death in 1811 he left 76 grandchildren and 64 great grandchildren.

His children were Peter Daniel John Jacob Margaret Barbara Maria Susanna born March 9 1765 Lorentz Eva Catharine Christian Dec 6 1771 and Magdalena born April 30 1774.

Of the daughters Margaret married Gottfried Roth
Barbara born Dec 13 1762 June 4 1834 married Peter Gross
and Catharine born Aug 12 1769 died Jan 26 1851 married Peter Guth

Peter Troxell left to his sons various tracts of land.
To Peter 194 acres 54 perches on July 22 1783
to Daniel 189 acres 140 perches on May 22 1783 and 62 acres 72 perches on Dec 8 1790
Jacob 128 acres on May 14 1783
and Lorenz 104 acr es 29 perches on Dec 18 1790 

History of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, and a Genealogical and ..., Volume 3

 By Lehigh County Historical Societ y
Page 1324


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