Monday, February 17, 2014

John Pontios 1718 - 1790

Heather's Paternal 8th Great Grandparents

John Pontius
son of
Born 1718
Died  aft 1790
married in 1774
Anna Catherine Zeller
daughter of Henry & Anna Marie (Briegal) Zeller
Born 1722
Died Dec 8 1771

Johan Heinrich Pontius
John Andrew Pontius
John Nicklas Pontius
John Jr

1722 - Anna Cathrina Zeller was born

 ANNA CATHRINA ZELLER, born ca. 1722; died after 8 DEC 1771; married by the Rev. Stoever 14 JAN 1743, JOHN PONTIUS, born ca. 1718; died after 1790 in Northumberland (now Union) County.44 He had arrived at Philadelphia on the Ship Glascow, qualifying 9 SEP 1738, aged 20.45 He settled in Tulpehocken Township where in 1768 he was rated on 100 acres of land. He appears to have removed to Buffalo Township, Northumberland County, after 1772, when he was a party to the division of his father-in-law's estate, and before 1778.46 Three children were baptized by Stoever: JOHANN HEINRICH PONTIUS, 1 APR 1744, sponsors Heinrich Zoeller and wife; JOHN PETER PONTIUS, 25 OCT 1747; JOHANNES PONTIUS, 18 AUG 1751. On Whitsunday, 1765, his sons ANDREAS, JOHN PETER, and JOHN NICHOLAS PONTIUS were communicants at Host Reformed Church, and at Christmas, 1769, JOHANNES, JOHN GEORGE, and ANNA MARIA PONTIUS, his sons and daughters, communed at the same Church.

Millenium File:
Name: Anna Catherine Zeller
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 1722
Birth Place: Tulpehocken, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA
Father: Johan Heinrich Zeller
Mother: Anna Maria PerigalBerigal
Spouse: John Frederick Pontius

Children: Mary Elizabeth Pontius

1738 - Immigrated To America
ship - Glasglow
 September 9, 1738
He had arrived at Philadelphia on the Ship Glascow, qualifying 9 SEP 1738, aged 20.

1743 - John Frederick Pontius Married Anna Catherine Zeller
Family Data Collection - Individual Records
Name: Anna Catherine Zeller
Spouse: John Frederick Pontius
Parents: Johan Heinrich Zeller, Anna Maria Perigal Von Vonbreugal
Birth Place: Berks Co, Tulpehocken, PA
Birth Date: 1722

Marriage Date: 14 Jan 1743

- Daughter Anna Catherine Pontius is Born
Anna Catherine Pontius married John Michael Emrich, son of Leonhart Emrich.

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