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Johannes (Jacob?) Schrag b. 1713 Ingweilerhof, Rheinland-Pfalz, GR: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Johannes (Jacob?) Schrag

Male 1713 -


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  • Name Johannes (Jacob?) Schrag  [1, 2, 3
    Born 1713  Ingweilerhof, Rheinland-Pfalz, GR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1785  America Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    • Lancaster, PA, then Brothers Valley. Then some went to Somerset/Johnstown, some to Canada;Johannes and rest to Holmes Co., Ohio near Walnut Creek, before moving to East Central Indiana in Miami Co.
    Person ID I2060  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2019 

    Father Caspar Schrag,   b. 13 Dec 1685, Leumberg, Wynigen, Bern, SW Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Somerset Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Elsbeth Leyenberger,   b. 1690, Jebsheim, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, FR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 9 Aug 1711  Jebsheim, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    • They were given a Catholic marriage ceremony, even though they were Anabaptists.
    Family ID F453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1713 - Ingweilerhof, Rheinland-Pfalz, GR Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Somewhere along the way this family stopped identifying as Amish or Mennonite and changed their surname spelling from Schrock to Shrock. [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S805] GeneaNet Family Tree of Peter Schrag.

    2. [S40] Original: Amische Mennoniten in Deutschland, Hermann Guth, (Masthof Press, Morgantown, PA).

    3. [S1120] Migrations of the Schrag Family of Leumberg Switzerland from Adam to Adams County (Part 1-to the 20th Century), P. 143.

    4. [S1120] Migrations of the Schrag Family of Leumberg Switzerland from Adam to Adams County (Part 1-to the 20th Century), 1715.

    5. [S313] Both Sides of the Ocean: Amish-Mennonites From Switzerland to America, J. Virgil Miller, (Masthof Press, Morgantown, PA).

    6. [S313] Both Sides of the Ocean: Amish-Mennonites From Switzerland to America, J. Virgil Miller, (Masthof Press, Morgantown, PA), Gives date as 1712.


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